Close Menu

This fall, Tufts University is lending $40,000 worth of scientific equipment to four Boston high schools so the students can learn how to use the latest lab technology, reports the Boston Globe's June Wu. Using the equipment, their own DNA, and the help of Tufts undergrads, the high school students will try to determine the region of the world that their maternal ancestors came from.

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

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

The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.

People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.

Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.

In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.