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.
The collaborators hope initial research in canines can be a proving ground for synthetic viruses designed to kill particular tumors, perhaps even in humans.
The assembly of the agricultural pest Rhizoctonia solani genome was more contiguous and larger than previous short-read assemblies.
A citizen science-enabled project made it possible to document arthropod diversity from more than 700 homes across the continental US.
Industrial biotech firm Evolva now has the rights to use CRISPR/Cas9 to engineer yeast and fungi that make compounds like stevia and resveratrol.
Researchers took two complementary approaches to assemble the Xenopus laevis genome — whole-genome and long-insert clone-based end sequencing.
Researchers from Pacific Biosciences and elsewhere tested their approach on Arabidopsis thaliana before applying it to wine grape and coral fungus genomes.
The company said it expects a 1 percent increase in 2016 revenues, but noted that the results were adversely affected by certain competitive pressures in Q4, among other problems.
Vanderbilt University researchers uncovered a spider toxin gene within the WO bacteriophage, which infects the parasite Wolbachia.
In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.
An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.
Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.
The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.