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Linguamatics plans this year to continue building a customer base among large pharmaceutical firms, while Bioalma is eyeing the academic market to help drive growth in 2009.

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Thomas Fekete to direct Johns Hopkins' INBT; UW TechTransfer names Entrepreneur Residents and Advisors

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have based their products on what scientists have accomplished, but the caveat is that the science is still in its early days.

Both companies are offering users of second-generation sequencing systems new tools to select portions of the genome for targeted resequencing but have optimized their products for different sequencing platforms.

Funding from the National Institutes of Health for all proteomics-related research shrank by almost 3 percent in fiscal 2008, according to an analysis of NIH data by ProteoMonitor.

In the wake of the announcement that the working draft of the human genome sequence is done, BioInform spoke with four informatics

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.