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Waiting to See

British and foreign researchers brace for the effects of the UK leaving the EU, the Associated Press reports.

The European Commission may exempt researchers from a copyright law to enable data mining, according to Nature News.

Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.

Interviews with leading UK scientists revealed apprehension about losing access to European funding, limitations on freedom of movement, and an exodus of biotechs to the EU.

Already Left Out

Uncertainty in funding following the Brexit vote has led some UK researchers to be left out of European consortiums, the Guardian reports.

Researchers in the UK react to the vote there to leave the European Union.

Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.

Most researchers in the UK oppose leaving the European Union, Technology Review reports.

The European Union calls for all publicly funded scientific papers to be immediately freely accessible to the public by 2020.

University of Copenhagen researchers will examine the possibility of using next-generation sequencing to reconstruct the genomes of ancient and extinct species.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.