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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.

This story was originally published May 23.

Researchers at MIT have developed a method to give aging Illumina Genome Analyzer II sequencers a second wind by running the lanes of a flow cell separately.

Regulus Therapeutics has named William Rastetter as a member of its board.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new study suggests a significant proportion of long, non-coding RNAs, or lncRNAs, are transcribed in cahoots with neighboring messenger RNAs in mammalian stem cells.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology of Cambridge, Mass., has received US Patent No. 8,367,001, "Emissive sensors and devices incorporating these sensors." The patent claims sensors and methods for sensing analytes based on the sensors' luminescent properties.

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Retraction Watch reports that a paper was pulled because it refers to a gene that doesn't exist in mice.

Researchers were able to generate fertilized northern white rhinoceros eggs, according to Mashable.

Former Orig3n employees raise concerns about its testing at Bloomberg Businessweek.

In PLOS this week: microRNA expression changes in hepatocellular carcinoma, real-time PCR-based approach for diagnosing schistosomiasis, and more.