Renato Dulbecco Dies

Renato Dulbecco, the genome sequencing proponent who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in medicine "for his role in drawing a link between genetic mutations and cancer," has died, reports The New York Times. He was 97.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A new report highlights the potential threats posed by advances in synthetic biology, NPR reports.

A Bloomberg reporter tried to get her genetic data deleted, but found it's not so simple to do.

Johns Hopkins University's Steven Salzberg and his colleagues have come up with a new estimate for the number of human genes, Nature News reports.

In Genome Research this week: study of intra-tumor heterogeneity, workflow resources for EPIGEN-Brazil, and more.