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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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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.