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The agreement comes approximately three months after ABL and Stanford reached their own settlement in the suit, in which ABL accused the university and professor of breaching a patent immunity contract regarding Stanford's HIV Drug Resistance Database.

The former PhD student this week filed an amended complaint claiming his faculty advisor plagiarized his PhD dissertation and lab notebooks to support additional patent applications for a gene-modification technique he helped invent.

The Canary Foundation is providing $15 million to start the early cancer detection research center at Stanford.

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With the slogan "Pay only if you get funding," the shop, called Stimulomics, hopes to appeal to wet-lab biologists scrambling to file proposals for NIH Challenge Grants requiring bioinformatics support.

The new preliminary prospectus offers for sale around 9.6 million shares by shareholders of the firm. Helicos won't receive any proceeds from the sale.

Over the last few months, Helicos has installed its single-molecule sequencer in at least two institutes, while company researchers, speaking at scientific conferences, have detailed a variety of applications that can be performed using the tool.

The school will use the Syllego system for diabetes-related genome-wide association studies.


A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.