DNANudge is developing an at-home testing kit, based on DNAe's semiconductor technology, to screen around 50 SNPs associated with nutrition and metabolism.
The company's Keystone platform will have an iPhone-esque application platform for different tools used for forensic DNA data analysis.
Its developers claim that VirusDetect is the first bioinformatics tool designed to use sRNA sequence to identify DNA and RNA viruses and viroids.
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder led an effort to develop a CRISPR/Cas9-based genome-wide engineering platform for E. coli and yeast.
The food safety firm is using NGS testing and data analytics to create actionable information for retailers and manufacturers.
The funding will support projects involving the use of genomic technologies to improve human health and agriculture, as well as to address key environmental challenges.
Under the terms of the deal, Beck's will incorporate Benson Hill's CropOS genomic data and analytics platform into its portfolio of corn breeding tools.
In a pair of papers, the researchers reported that the sugar pine genome largely comprises transposable elements and contains conifer-specific Dicer-like proteins.
The case is being framed as either upholding a strong patent regime or dealing a blow to US-based manufacturing as part of the global supply chain.
By interbreeding with highland wolves, Tibetan Mastiffs were able to quickly adapt to high altitudes.
The researchers added that these expression changes could be used to predict when a bloom might occur.
The researchers reported that about three quarters of the 10-gigabase ginkgo genome consists of repeat sequences.
The company is hoping to find a niche among customers who want the quality of high-throughput oligonucleotide synthesis but smaller order volumes.
The 5,000-year-old sample was more similar to modern corn, but still harbored ancestral variants that modern strains do not.
St. Louis-based Benson Hill will receive a grant from the NCGA, and will work with the group on breeding corn using its CropOS informatics platform.
The company will work with researchers from the University of North Texas Health Science Center to develop better software for forensics.
Coral from a variable environment can better adapt to a new locale through gene expression changes.
A genome-wide association study based on variants in genome sequences for 129 peach accessions uncovered loci related to nine qualitative peach traits.
The company attributed the revenue growth to an increased number of its Atlas molecular pathogen detection instruments placed with customers.
The method helps break up the genome by chromosome and reduces the complexity of identifying target genes, which is particularly useful for certain plant genomes.
In Science this week: intellectual property landscape of CRISPR genome editing, and more.
A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.
Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.
Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.