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SRI International has updated its BioCyc database collection to include a mobile application for remote access, as well as additional repositories that support researchers studying genomes and metabolic pathways.

A cadre of AMP members descended on Capitol Hill to educate legislators on what they believe would be a negative impact of FDA regulation on the MDx industry.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – People armed with genetic information about their risk for developing high blood were more inclined to cut down on their salt intake, researchers from the University of Toronto reported in a study

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Becton Dickinson said today that it has entered into a $9.1 bridge loan agreement to ensure that it will be able to fund its $12.2 billion acquisition of CareFusion.

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Uhlén discusses the recent Human Protein Atlas release and future plans for the project.

Having struggled unsuccessfully for several years (and through several management teams) to drive adoption of its OVA1 ovarian cancer test, Vermillion said this week that it is shifting to a new strategy in which it will seek to broaden its business beyond proteomics.


In Nucleic Acids Research this week: personal genome approach to RNA-seq read alignment, hematopoietic Systems Biology Repository, and more.

A man is using DNA evidence to argue that he is the rightful heir to the baronetcy of Stichill, the Guardian reports.

As part of an effort to get a diverse group of people to donate their DNA for research, some blood donors in the San Diego area will get their genomes sequenced, according to KPBS.

The comment period on the Department of Health and Human Services' proposal to alter the Common Rule has been extended.