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In Genome Biology this week: epigenetic patterns linked to gestational age, Dichanthelium oligosanthes sequence, and more.

Researchers sequenced the desiccation-tolerant grass, Oropetium thomaeum, and analyzed its repetitive sequences.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Kultevat today said it has exclusively licensed technology to control plant gene expression from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced on Tuesday that it is part of a collaborative research project that was awarded a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of climate variability, an effort that will include gen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research group led by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis will use a $12.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to conduct genomics-driven research to develop and improve a grass that could be an important bioenergy crop.

Dow AgroSciences has granted the Danforth Center the rights to use a promoter that allows disease-resistance genes to be introduced and to function in the cassava plant.

The funding from the Danforth Foundation will support the first phase of a three-part expansion at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

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In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.