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In more than a dozen new papers, ENCODE researchers reported on analyses of the human and mouse genomes, using new data types and additional tissues.

The funding marks the second cycle of CZI's Essential Open Source Software program, which awards between $50,000 and $250,000 in total costs per project.

Unlike the Hi-C chromosome conformation assay, the Pore-C technique reveals information that's lost with short-read sequencing.

Nobel-winner Frances Arnold and her colleagues have retracted a paper that appeared recently in Science.

Reprogrammable DNA

Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

California Institute of Technology's Frances Arnold was awarded half this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, while the University of Missouri's George Smith and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology's Gregory Winter will split the other half.

In Cell this week: structural variant profiles for metastatic prostate cancer; approach for visualizing mRNA, lncRNA transcription; and more.

A new assay uses digital loop-mediated isothermal amplification (dLAMP) to perform phenotypic antibacterial susceptibility testing in 30 minutes.

Teeny Tiny DNA Robot

Popular Mechanics reports that Caltech researchers have built a prototype nanobot using DNA.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.