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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

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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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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.