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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Initiative at the New York Academy of Sciences and the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and their corporate partners have awarded a $140,000 grant to fund researchers at Australia's Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental H

The plan, part of a broader strategy to wean the state's economy away from Wall Street and manufacturing, will be financed through the federal economic stimulus program and a new cluster-building effort drawing largely on existing resources.

The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.