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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nine teams of Canadian and Japanese scientists will use C$21.8 (US $20.8 million) in new funding to study how gene expression caused by environmental factors can impact human health.

Affymetrix has received US Patent No. 8,372,576, "Miniaturized microparticles." The patent claims a method for forming encoded microparticles.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microfluidics firm Dolomite today said it has licensed microdroplet generation technology IP from the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

Microfluidics firm Dolomite said this week that it has licensed microdroplet generation technology from the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

Roche, Canon, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Enigma Diagnostics, Expression Analytics, Hologic, Samsung, and Fluidigm win US patents.

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Canon, Sandia, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, BioMerieux, North Carolina State University, Corning, Eppendorf Array Technologies, SurModics, Indian Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Japan Science and Technology Agency, University of Chicago, Illumina

Researchers from Japan and the US have identified non-retroviral RNA virus elements in several primate and non-primate mammalian genomes.

Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.