Science for Life Laboratory

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina today announced that Science for Life Laboratory has joined the Illumina Genome Network.

This is part two of a two-part interview. Part one appeared in last week's issue.

This is part one of a two-part interview. Part two is available here.

The new laboratory is furnished with GE's tools and technologies for protein, cell biology, and biomedical research.

New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.