Close Menu

A Gift from Merck

Open Access News highlights a recent blog post by John Wilbanks, announcing that Merck will establish a nonprofit called Sage to create an open-access database about the biology of disease, as well as software tools to use it. According to Wilbanks, who is on the founding board of directors for Sage, "It's not about making a quick data dump onto the web, however.

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

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

Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.