Flanders Institute for Biotechnology

The company said it currently has more than a dozen customers, including Pfizer, the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, Duke University, Brigham & Women's Hospital, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, in addition to the Institute for Systems Biology and the Broad Institute, which Complete announced previously. It has also sequenced a single human genome for Harvard's Personal Genome Project.

Using bioinformatics, Belgian researchers estimate that a flurry of plant genome duplications occurred during or shortly after a mass extinction event amid the transition from the Cretaceous to Tertiary period.

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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.