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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

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at the University of Delaware will lead a project funded with $3.9 million from the National Science Foundation to study how genes in one type of maize may influence the plant's resistance to diseases, and compare the genomes of many types of maize to bette

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Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.

An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.

The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.

In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.