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Science made the complete transcript of a recent interview with NIH director Francis Collins available, and Writedit at Medical Writing, Editing & Grantsmanship says that Collins was "a bit more encouraging — for those in basic research — than the printed excerpt." Collins says that he wants "to protect the basic science founda

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CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.