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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.
York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.
In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.
The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.
In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.