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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team spread across four universities has netted a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study bats to uncover the genetic, developmental, and anatomical basis of natural selection for their unique sensory structures.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has awarded $13 million to new projects to develop tools to enable researchers to better see and study the evolutionary relationships between all life on earth.

By sequencing the genome of the phytoplankton Aureococcus anophagefferens and using metaproteomics to identify competing algal species, researchers have learned more about the genes that lend a competitive advantage to the species during brown tides.

CSHL's alliance with Stony Brook (NY) University and Brookhaven National Laboratory would specialize in advancing research in four specialties on which the institutions have focused: cancer research, neuroscience, quantitative biology, and biofuels.

In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.