On Renaisauce's blog, Renaisauce compares the Duke-Butler NCAA championship game to what he calls "the most entertaining science-based bout of the nineties: Francis Collins and Craig Venter." A recent issue of Nature, which Renaisauce says he was reading during the game, featured a special section on the 10-year anniversary of the completed human genome, including articles from Venter

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

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

Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.