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Researchers narrowed in on a HMGA2 gene haplotype that became more common in small-beaked medium ground finches competing for food during a drought.

The lab-on-a-drone in flight.

Researchers have demonstrated the method can be used to run rapid diagnostic assays, with the quadcopter drone's blades adapted to centrifuge spin columns.

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Researchers sequenced 120 finches from the Galápagos and Cocos Island to resolve bird phylogeny and explore the genetic basis of fast-evolving features.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers from Washington University, Texas A&M University, and the University of Missouri has used comparative genomics to search for genetic signatures associated with biological and behavioral features found in the domestic cat, Felis silvestris c

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Scientists from the Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Houston will use a $4.4 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to create a research center focused on the study of environmental health risks,

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at Texas A&M University have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture to use genome sequencing, molecular analysis, phenotyping, and other approaches to develop markers and trait-selection toolkits for improved cotton breeding,

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –The Texas A&M University System has contributed $1.3 million in funding to support new genomics and bioinformatics-based internal research initiatives and to fund new research teams and training programs focused on these research areas.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Texas A&M University system has established a new center for epigenetics research aimed at investigating naturally occurring plant compounds as preventive agents against cancer, metabolic diseases, and chronic conditions.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Texas A&M University plans to establish a new center to conduct genomics and computational biology research into human and animal health and agriculture.

July has proven to be a big month for microRNAs at the National Institutes of Health, which handed out more than $2.3 million in grants to fund research into both the basic science of the small, non-coding RNAs and their roles in various disease states.

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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.