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Roche, Toshiba, Sekisui Medical, Complete Genomics, Orion Genomics, JWCI, and Norchip are awarded US patents.
The gift will support JWCI's search for genes and proteins that can serve as biomarkers for solid-tumor cancers, and to develop new biomarker-specific blood tests for cancer.
Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.
In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.
India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.
A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.