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NSF Microarray Grants Awarded Jan 1 — June 25, 2013

Schott, a Jena, Germany-based provider of array surfaces, kits, and reagents, has tapped Applied Microarrays to serve as its distributor in North America.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scienion and Maine Manufacturing today announced a non-exclusive distribution deal for Maine's FAST protein array products.

NSF Microarray Grants Awarded Nov. 8, 2011 — March 27, 2012

By Justin Petrone
Maine Manufacturing this week secured additional funding to support the development of a new array surface that the company believes will find eventual use in molecular diagnostics.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has awarded Maine Manufacturing a $500,000 Phase 2 Small Business Innovation Research grant, the Sanford, Maine-based company announced today.

While only a few years old, Maine Manufacturing has a lengthy array technology pedigree. The engineering firm last year absorbed GE Whatman's protein microarray group after GE decided to relocate its Maine operations overseas and eliminate 275 positions.

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NSF Microarray Grants Awarded Aug. 1, 2010 — Jan. 1, 2011

Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.