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In PLOS this week: approach to diagnose hemorrhagic fevers, recessive disease mutations in mixed-breed dogs, and more.

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In Science this week: genomic investigation of maize's adaption to temperate climates, and more.

The method uses graphene-coated silica particles fused to complementary RNA to register impedance changes in the presence of viruses.

The system, developed in 2007 as an online portal to access hardware and software for automated metagenome analysis, has strained to meet user demand.

Researchers put together an almost 2-billion-base genome assembly for the deer tick, which can transmit pathogens causing Lyme disease and other conditions.

Array-based gene expression data suggests luminal and basal subtypes present in both human and canine forms of invasive urothelial carcinoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Metabolite-based diagnostic firm Matrix-Bio announced today it has signed an exclusive agreement with the Purdue Research Foundation to potentially develop cancer diagnostic tests based on Purdue University's technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of life sciences companies operating in Indiana and local universities plan to use $50 million to launch a new institute that will pursue genetics and genomics-based research as well as a wide range of other projects addressing human diseases, the regional indu

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Purdue University has received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop technologies to alter epigenetic marks in the genome that turn genes on and off.

By Molika Ashford
A group from Intel's integrated biosystems lab is developing a label-free electrical detection method to detect DNA polymerase reactions on a chelator-modified field-effect transistor.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.