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A new study finds that Black women are not represented in biology textbooks, BBC News reports.

Speakers at this year's ABRF meeting described how they used single-cell tools in combination with other single-cell approaches and other methods.

The collaborators hope initial research in canines can be a proving ground for synthetic viruses designed to kill particular tumors, perhaps even in humans.

A phylogenetic study based on genomic and/or transcriptomic data from dozens of arachnid taxa provided insights into spider relationships and orb web evolution.

Included in the funding is about $2.5 million specifically to develop tools and resources for animal breeding genetics and genomics.

NSF Microarray Grants Awarded Jan 1 — June 25, 2013

Lucigen today announced a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop metagenomic DNA libraries for the identification of new antimicrobial and other anti-infective drug candidates.

This story was originally published Oct. 17.
Lucigen said last week that it has won two phase I Small Business Innovation Research grants from the National Human Genome Research Institute, totaling $350,000.

The US Department of Agriculture today announced the awarding of 29 grants totaling $46 million for the development of science-based tools to address the needs of America's specialty crops.

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The US has sent its formal notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Science reports that a draft spending bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 13 percent.

The Harvard Crimson reports that Harvard and MIT are suing the Department of Homeland Security and ICE over the new international student visa policy.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine molecular sequence types and other microbial features, computational method to uncover R-loop structures, and more.