A blog post at Ars Technica describes a recently published paper in PLoS Computational Biology that used search engine algorithms to predict best therapeutic drug combinations. “The basic algorithm used by the researchers involves walking through a tree with nodes that are combinations of the drugs and doses present in the system,” writes Matt Ford.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

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