NIH launched a new website where researchers can submit requests for approval of human embryonic stem cell lines, notes Science Progress. The site, http://stemcells.nih.gov/, is up and running, and accepted lines may be used in federally-funded projects. Also, the new members of the Working Group for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Eligibility Review were announced.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.