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The Rice University researchers identified 11 pathogenic bacteria strains using only five randomly selected DNA probes.

A report calls on the next US president to keep both the White House science office and the position of science adviser, ScienceInsider says.

The grants are strictly for new research, but Rice University scientist David Zhang is always looking for commercialization opportunities with his startup, Searna.

The method dramatically reduces time to equilibrium and could enable better determination of DNA hybridization thermodynamics.

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Reporting their results in Ecology Letters this week, the team found that the fly underwent extensive, genome-wide changes in just a single generation.

A new study in Nature Chemistry illustrates why PCR, NGS, and microarray firms are interested in incorporating the startup's workflow into their products.

Researchers tested three methods - a bandage, an elastic sweatband, and a strip of cotton fabric - for securing tubes (whose position is noted with arrows) in the axilla.

Isothermal molecular method incubated in the armpit allows researchers to detect HIV-1 DNA in proof-of-concept study.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rice University said today it has reeled in a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop cloud computing tools for use in evolutionary genomics research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team of investigators at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Texas at Austin will use a $1.3 million joint grant from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to develop statistical tools for analyzing vast

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have won a $1.3 million grant to use molecular imaging and other tools to study protein networks and protein expression in cells, Rice said today.

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Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.