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In Genome Biology this week: new hot pepper reference genomes, comparison of variant classification algorithms, and more.

A new study suggests that teaching secondary school students genetics before evolution bolsters their understanding of evolution.

The researchers reported that New World H. pylori subpopulations reflected admixture of European and African strains, with some differences.

The work, led by University of Bath's Laurence Hurst, also aims to identify regions of the genome where DNA can be safely inserted for gene therapy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study published online today in Genome Research, an international team of investigators in the UK, Turkey, and elsewhere described the genome sequencing

Atlas Genetics, a UK-based firm specializing in point-of-care in vitro diagnostics, is aiming to market its first products — a low-cost, ultra-rapid, cartridge-based testing system and associated nucleic acid test for Chlamydia trachomatis — with CE marking by the end of

Funding from the National Institutes of Health for all proteomics-related research shrank by almost 3 percent in fiscal 2008, according to an analysis of NIH data by ProteoMonitor.

A new report highlights the potential threats posed by advances in synthetic biology, NPR reports.

Johns Hopkins University's Steven Salzberg and his colleagues have come up with a new estimate for the number of human genes, Nature News reports.

A Bloomberg reporter tried to get her genetic data deleted, but found it's not so simple to do.

In Genome Research this week: study of intra-tumor heterogeneity, workflow resources for EPIGEN-Brazil, and more.