The partners will work to identify bioactive metabolites from microbes native to Thailand that could work as fungicides to protect economically important crops.
Thailand's BIOTEC microarray lab has made progress since its inception two years ago, focusing on projects related to pathogen testing and agricultural research, but running an array lab in a developing country has its share of obstacles.
Nitsara Karoonuthaisiri, microarray lab director at Thailand's National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, spoke to BioArray News about the use of antibody arrays in food testing.
Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.
Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.
Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.
In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.