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Cephalopods with complex hunting, behavioral, and social behavior seem to adjust post-transcriptional processes to adapt to changing environments.

Using genome sequences from 38 Legionella species, researchers from Israel and the US identified diverse sets of effectors contributing to virulence.

NRGene's software will be used to assemble the 12GB wild emmer wheat genome

Rosetta Genomics said this week that it has entered a sponsored research arrangement with Tel Aviv University tech-transfer subsidiary Ramot to develop a delivery technology for microRNA mimic-based cancer therapies.

Researchers from the University of Colorado and Tel Aviv University have reported a case study that suggests fluorescence in situ hybridization-based testing may miss some ALK rearrangements in lung cancer patients who could benefit from Pfizer's Xalkori (crizotinib).

By Molika Ashford
In the hunt for the genetic causes of hearing loss in local populations, researchers at Tel Aviv University have taken up targeted genomic capture and deep sequencing to root out causative mutations.

In a recent paper, Shomron and colleagues write that miRNAkey "is an intuitive tool for the implementation of the first steps of analysis of deep sequencing data obtained in miRNA sequencing experiments."

Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.