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The partners will collect and analyze cancer samples and analyze data to support basic and translational research and advance precision oncology and personalized medicine.

The Salk Institute-led team developed a system for in vivo activation of endogenous target genes through trans-epigenetic remodeling.

The NIH has awarded $169 million this year to support 110 new projects in the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.

Investigators identified dozens of neuronal subtypes in mouse and human brain samples using single-cell methylation sequencing, including a new neuronal subtype.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: approach to visualize chromatin structure in nuclei, and more.

A Salk Institute-led team developed an approach to visualize chromatin in vivo and used it to examine the organization of DNA in interphase and mitotic cells.

Researchers Sue Salk

Two researchers are suing the Salk Institute for gender discrimination, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: DNA regulation in islet cells, algorithm predicts regulatory element marks in various tissues, and more.

The grants are provided through the NSF's Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research program in partnership with the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

A 7 kiloDalton polypeptide known as "non-annotated P-body dissociating polypeptide," or NoBody, appears to contribute to messenger RNA decapping.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.