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In PNAS this week: antibiotic component may suppress nonsense mutations, long-fingered bat genome includes endogenous retrovirus not found in other bats, and more.

Researchers uncovered snoRNA differences in tumors from breast cancer cases with better or worse overall survival or recurrence-free survival.

The funding will support support two alliances between industry and academia that are applying genomic technologies to agriculture and healthcare.

By analyzing tweets, Canadian researchers examine the public's view of gene patenting.

The instruments will be housed at the new Metabolomics Technology Demonstration Centre and will help firms translate biomarkers into clinical tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A University of Alberta investigator will head a research team that will use C$1.4 million ($1.3 milliaon) to sequence and map the genomes of a number of strains of Listeria with the aim of identifying those that are most dangerous to humans and those that are

A team led by researchers from the University of Alberta and spinout Aquila Diagnostic Systems has published a paper demonstrating the latest advances in its gel array-based PCR technology.

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Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.

An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.

The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.

In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.