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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at the University of Delaware will lead a project funded with $3.9 million from the National Science Foundation to study how genes in one type of maize may influence the plant's resistance to diseases, and compare the genomes of many types of maize to bette

A grant from the National Science Foundation to Penn State and the University of Delaware will fund epigenetics and genetic stability focused on corn breeding.

The patent covers a process of chemical derivatization in liquid chromatography separation products.

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In the first phase of the three-part pilot program, three projects will be chosen from 10 institutions in the Philadelphia region, Delaware, and New Jersey to receive one-year grants worth as much as $200,000 for proof-of-concept studies.

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The Delaware Biotechnology Institute was started with economic development in mind, but the scientists who call it home say it's been a significant boon to their own research.

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The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

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