Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In an effort to leverage their respective capabilities in biomedical and engineering research, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute said today they have struck a new partnership to create collaborative R&D and educationa

The University at Albany this week announced that scientists from its RNA Institute have begun collaborating with researchers from the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to advance new biomedical technologies.

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According to the researchers, "the methodology presented [in the study] goes beyond the field of reproductive biology and could be used to understand signaling mechanisms in a wide array of biological systems."

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.