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The researchers have made the pipeline, called CRISPRdisco, free for other scientists to use through Github, and are hoping the community will also help refine and update it.

These tardigrade-specific proteins form a disordered, glass-like solid structure and could be used to help transport pharmaceuticals.

A citizen science-enabled project made it possible to document arthropod diversity from more than 700 homes across the continental US.

Beyond Cas9

The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.

A study finds that some women choose science majors later in their college careers.

The institutes will exchange investigators, form research collaborations in various areas of plant biotechnology, and start new companies together.

Example of a PAM Wheel

The results suggest PAM sites for all kinds of CRISPR systems are more complex than previously thought, even for well-studied systems like S. pyogenes.

Cimex lectularius

Independent research groups have sequenced the common bed bug, using the new genomes and other data to search for biological vulnerabilities in the blood-sucking pest.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Scientists at North Carolina State University will use a $12.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop genomic, genetic, and bioinformatics tools to improve sweet potato crops.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, a Chinese-led team presented findings from a genome sequencing study of the cultivated cotton plant Gossypium arboreum, which is believed to

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.