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By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NeoProteomics announced on Tuesday it has been awarded a two-year, $300,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop software for commercial applications.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has awarded Firefly BioWorks a $2 million grant to further develop its microRNA assay, the Cambridge, Mass.-based company said Friday.

The Commercialization Assistance Program is aimed at helping SBIR Phase II awardees move their innovations to market.

The I-Corps effort will provide funding, mentoring, and a support network to move NSF-funded discoveries toward development of new businesses, licenses, or further advancement.

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Following its departure from the European Union, the UK is to implement a fast-track visa program aimed at attracting scientific talent to Britain, according to BBC News.

ScienceInsider reports that researchers in Brazil are concerned that a creationist was chosen to run the agency that oversees graduate study programs there.

The Washington Post reports that researchers are quickly analyzing the coronavirus that has been causing illness and sharing their findings.

In PLOS this week: common variant associated with BMI in Arctic populations, analysis of microRNA markers associated with being born small for gestational age, and more.