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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Cells that make up brain tumors are more heterogeneous than previously thought, according to a new single-cell transcriptomic analysis appearing in Science today.

Title: System and method for nucleic acids sequencing by phased synthesis.
Patent Number: 8,747,751
Filed: June 10, 2009

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this week published a study describing a new type of nanoparticle capable of delivering siRNAs to endothelial cells, while dodging hepatocytes and immune cells, at doses far lower than previously requi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A Stanford University group has come up with a high-throughput strategy for mapping RNA-protein interactions that involves repurposing the Illumina GAIIx instrument for use as a massively parallel RNA array.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Massachusetts-based team reporting in Science Translational Medicine has identified an abdominal fluid protein signature that's present in a subset of individuals with end

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Six US institutions that pursue a wide range of genomic, molecular, and personalized cancer research have received a total of $540 million in new funding from Ludwig Cancer Research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has upheld a lower court's ruling that Affymetrix and Life Technologies' Navigenics business did not infringe a patent held by E8 Pharmaceuticals and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Panasonic of Osaka, Japan, has received US Patent No.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An investigator at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago plans to use a new $9 million Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to develop DNA-based technologies that could be used to monitor neuron activity in living brains, RIC said on T

Like many other omics-based research projects, the Personal Genome Project aims to get a better understanding of the genetic bases for disease and a desire to use that knowledge to improve public health.

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The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.

Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.

Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.

In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.