NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Translational Genomics Research Institute today said that it has received a gift of $685,236 from the supermarket chain Safeway for its breast cancer research programs.

TGen said that the award was over one-third more than the $500,000 it received from Safeway last year.

The grocery store chain raised the money through a month-long campaign at its stores throughout Arizona in October 2008.

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In Cell this week: Leukemia-like disease in soft-shell clams, mNET-seq method for profiling growing transcripts, and more.

While James Watson and Francis Crick are credited for discovering the structure of DNA, Rich proved their theory of a double helix structure was correct when he produced a distinct image of the structure.

Nature News reports that early users of Oxford Nanopore's hand-held MinIon are giddy about the technology and its uses. 

According to MIT Technology Review, Apple is collaborating with researchers to develop apps for consumer DNA testing.

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This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.