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The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

The Ebola virus may have mutated to better infect humans during the 2014 outbreak, the New York Times reports.

The healthcare provider organizations are tasked with managing patient enrollment in the Precision Medicine Initiative.

Tufts scientists and their colleagues called for steps to ensure that disadvantaged groups benefit from genetically based diagnoses and treatments.

The researchers particularly highlighted C21orf2 and NEK1, which are involved in cilial and mitochondrial function.

A study of gut microbes in infants with or without necrotizing enterocolitis points to a uropathogenic Escherichia coli association in infected preterm infants

Following from genetic studies of compulsive behavior in dogs, researchers have starting collecting behavioral information for dogs in the Darwin's Dogs project.

The scientists fused Cas9 to zinc finger proteins to reduce off-target activity, essentially replacing the other nucleases that had been used with zinc fingers.

The court found that the university had failed to demonstrate that one of its researchers had collaborated with the IP's inventors and therefore is not entitled to co-inventorship.

The method improves a research tool that can view chromosome movement throughout the living cell nucleus in space and time, and has both research and clinical uses.

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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.