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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

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.

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The university will use the funds to build three genomics labs and other biotech research and testing labs.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.