MRC An Expanded Code Ars Technica writes that researchers from the UK have developed an expanded genetic code. Funds for Chronic Fatigue Study UK researchers are to launch a genetic study of chronic fatigue syndrome, the Guardian reports. Maybe an RNA-DNA World New Scientist reports that both RNA and DNA may have been involved in the emergence of life on Earth. A 'Double Whammy' The Guardian reports that the Mammalian Genetics Unit at the Harwell Institute is to close. This Week in Nature: May 16, 2019 In Nature this week: synthetic Escherichia coli genome with fewer codons, and more. Apr 9, 2015 At TBI Summit, Mouse Phenotyping Consortium Provides Update on Activities, Future Directions Premium Aug 26, 2014 Bio-Techne Licenses Protein Synthesis Tech from MRC Aug 1, 2014 UK Unveils $523M Investment in 100,000 Genomes Project; Illumina is Key Partner Jun 20, 2014 As Part of Broad Effort Aimed at Dementia, UK Launches $27M Research Project Jun 5, 2014 UK Contributes $9M to European XFEL Crystallography Facility Apr 3, 2014 Cardiff Leads $10M Study of Genetic, Lifestyle Factors in Alzheimer's Mar 31, 2014 UK's MRC, Wellcome Trust Offer Guidance for Handling Health-related Findings in Research Mar 25, 2014 UK Research Funders Adopt Recommendations to Prevent ID of Genetic Study Subjects Feb 6, 2014 UK Awards $52M to Ramp up National Biomedical Informatics Base Nov 14, 2013 UK Plans $240M in Capital Funding for Stratified Medicine, Genomics, Biomed Research Aug 27, 2013 EU Awards $25M for International Genetics, Environment Neurodegeneration Studies Jul 3, 2013 UK Pumps $30M into Health Informatics Institute Jun 26, 2013 Dundee Protein Research Lab Lands $37M in MRC Funds May 21, 2013 New Bristol Interdisciplinary Unit to Study Genetics of Disease May 8, 2013 IP Watch: UKMRC, Fujifilm, Life Techologies, 3M, Others Win US Patents Premium Jan 16, 2013 Sub-Saharan Africa Genomics Research Gets UK Funding Boost Nov 6, 2012 Wellcome Trust, MRC Launch $20M Stem Cell Resource Nov 5, 2012 QuantuMDx Wins UK Funding for Rapid Cancer Dx Tech Aug 27, 2012 U of Edinburgh Receives $95M for Genetics Institutes Aug 1, 2012 London Olympics Testing Lab to Become UK Phenomics Research Center Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.