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GUSTO study researchers said maternal lifestyle, fetal genetic, and fetal epigenetic factors affect birth weight and early childhood adiposity.

While gain-of-function mutations lead to congenital arhinia, inactivating mutations lead to an adult-onset muscular dystrophy, the researchers reported.

The partners will collaborate in developing Atreca's single-cell sequencing technology to advance new cancer immunotherapies.

Members of the Genome 10K Consortium sequenced the genome of the ocean sunfish, Mola mola, comparing it to sequences from pufferfish and other related species.

The mass spectrometry instrument maker will provide A*Star's Bioprocessing Technology Institute with expertise and access to a Synapt G2-S instrument.

Singapore plans to spend $13.2 billion on research and development between 2016 and 2020.

The partners will focus on sequencing and analyzing bacteria and viruses that cause a number of diseases as well as those that make up human microbiomes.

The collaboration will further develop Agilent's AssayMAP Bravo platform to bridge gaps in analytical tests and standards for glycoprotein-based drugs. 

The partners will leverage IME's rare cell isolation technology, a microchip containing a microfabricated filter membrane to isolate and enrich fetal cells from maternal blood.

One collaboration aims to validate Curiox's technology on Luminex assays, while the other is to optimize it for RNA transfection with suspension cells. 

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.