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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.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.