Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Researchers in the US and Korea have devised a microchip-like device that they say can sort single particles and cells for individual analysis, as they reported in Nature Communications today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) today announced a collaboration focused on neurometabolomics research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies separately announced on Thursday a collaboration with Samsung Medical Center and the creation of a new center for neurometabolomics in South Korea.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.