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The centers will support the NCI's Genomic Data Analysis Network, which is tasked with creating tools and strategies to study large-scale genomics data.

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

The researchers found that older people with clear arteries had noticeably higher levels of CXCL5 compared with older people with more plaque buildup. 

The PNAS study says foreign genes account for only 1 percent of tardigrade genomes, compared to 17 percent as claimed in a previous study.

The money will be distributed to research groups studying the mechanisms by which three major agricultural plant systems resist infection by pathogens.

With virtual microdissection, the team tracked down stromal and tumor subtypes related to pancreatic patient outcome.

Qiagen believes it has gained access to a relatively simple and inexpensive technology to bolster its offerings in the growing single-cell molecular biology market.

The partners will work together to commercialize findings about the genetic basis of pain sensitivity and individual response to commonly prescribed pain medicines.


The study appears to be the only one of four that has launched 15 months after the awards were made, which may or may not be related to FDA oversight of the projects.

Researchers from the University of North Carolina's department of obstetrics and school of medicine have published a report on the center's first year offering non-invasive prenatal fetal aneuploidy tests from both Illumina-owned Verinata Health and Sequenom.


The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.

In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.