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At ABRF's annual conference this week, a panel talked about funding, personnel, and other issues involved in running of a mass-spectrometry core laboratory.

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Core lab facilities try to keep their customers' research competitive with high-quality data and cutting-edge tools, but budget concerns and choosing the right technology make it a balancing act. Here's how they do it.

Gundlach and his colleagues at the University of Washington recently published a paper in PNAS describing the detection of single DNA molecules passing through engineered versions of the MspA protein pore.

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A new Trump executive order about "free inquiry" on college campuses may threaten $35 billion-worth of federal research funding, reports Ars Technica.

As we enter conference season, Nature News asks why graduate students and postdocs are sometimes forced to choose between paying the rent and paying to attend important meetings.

A new analysis says that a 2018 study claiming to show biparental mtDNA inheritance has several flaws.

In PNAS this week: a genome sequence analysis of Crucihimalaya himalaica, multicellularity and fruiting body development in mushroom-forming fungi, and more.