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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases plans to use up to $2.4 million next year to fund the creation of several core centers that will support scientists studying the underlying biology of muscle and bones and the range of disorders

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases plans to fund research that will use data from genome-wide association studies to discover genes and variants that influence the risk for certain diseases, according to a new funding announcement

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases aims to fund small businesses developing new multiplex diagnostic technologies that target biomarkers for a range of diseases.

The four research centers will each support interdisciplinary studies focused on one disease of interest to NIAMS.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.