North Dakota State University

North Dakota State, UC-Davis, Michigan State, and U of Minnesota won applied genomics stimulus grants.

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Sequencing-Related NSF Grants Awarded Feb. 25 – March 24, 2009

The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.