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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.

Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.

An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.

The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.

In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.