NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK government has granted €10 million ($14.3 million) to ramp up life sciences data resources at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council granted the funds to EMBL-EBI to "permit a dramatic increase in the in the Institute's data storage and handling capacity," BBSRC said today.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

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