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The amplification method uses light-emitting diodes and gold foil to heat the reaction mixture and achieve 30 cycles in less than five minutes.

The scientists from UC Berkeley and UCSF said their method of introducing gene editing could lead to experiments in T cell function as well as immunotherapies.

CRISPR-EATING could enable scientists to create guide RNAs for CRISPR/Cas9 knock-out screens in organisms whose genomes are not yet sequenced.

Sequencing and genomic analysis of the Kennewick Man indicates that he is closely related to modern Native Americans, contradicting previous non-genetic studies.

Researchers detected small bacteria with uncharacteristic ribosomes and other peculiarities when they sequenced water samples from a Rifle, Colorado bioremediation site.

The New York Times profiles the University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna, of CRISPR-Cas9 fame.

The study published in Science revealed a thumb-like protein domain that recognizes and cleaves a single-stranded RNA.

The partners are the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, The Innovative Genomics Initiative, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and the Broad and Whitehead Institutes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Life science research tool firm Zephyrus Biosciences said today that it has secured approximately $1.9 million in funding to develop and commercialize its single-cell Western blotting (scWestern) system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The gene variant that enabled Tibetans to adapt to living at such high altitudes appears to have come from Denisovans, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and BGI-Shenzen

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.