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Big Foot and the Loch Ness Monster may or may not be real, but research into their existence can still prove fruitful scientifically.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: functional genomic study of effects of anti-parasitic drugs, humped bladderwort genome assembly, and more.

An international coalition sequenced the full genome of an Australian pitcher plant and compared it to both carnivorous and non-carnivorous plants.

BIG offers free use of the warehouse to internal researchers and is reaching out to local companies in the Buffalo area working in genomics and other areas.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study appearing online today in Science, an international team led by investigators in the US and France described efforts to establish and start analyzing the coffee genome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The board of directors of New York State's development agency has approved $105 million in funding to establish the NYS Genomic Medicine and Big Data Center (GMBDC), a genomics data partnership that will connect institutions in Buffalo with the New York Genome Center, Gov.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research team at the University of Buffalo has received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to use genomics and bioinformatics approaches to study the oral microbiome and how it may be involved in periodontal disease in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The New York State Legislature has approved $105 million in funding for a genomic medicine program that will include researchers at the New York Genome Center and the University of Buffalo.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The New York Genome Center and the University of Buffalo have received $105 million in state funding to work together in pursuing genomic medicine advances and computational biomedical research, NYGC and UB said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has awarded $25 million to fund a new center at the University of Buffalo that will use X-ray bioimaging technologies to analyze molecular targets for their use as therapeutic drugs, NSF said yesterday.

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.