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Through a startup called FCS Technology, the team is hoping to market the platform for cancer research and, eventually, clinical diagnostic applications. 

In PNAS this week: role for Myc in alternative splicing regulation in prostate cancer, variation in methylation in Arabidopsis, and more.

In Cell this week: microinjection of CRISPR-Cas9 enables targeted mutations in Anolis, melanoma proteomic profiling, and more.

The new partnership will support the analysis of glycans in 30,000 human samples by the end of 2021.

A Wee Pale Lizard

Science reports that researchers have found a way to use CRISPR on lizard embryos.

The Poor P Value

A group of statisticians wants to eliminate researchers' reliance on 'statistical significance,' according to NPR.

In PLOS this week: genetic loci tied to chronic back pain, genetic diversity of vampire bat-borne Bartonella bacteria, and more.

The program was established to support the development and dissemination of functional genomic tools and techniques for genome manipulation in model organisms.

Using proteomic and genetic approaches, researchers identified a histone mark called lysine benzoylation that appears to be enhanced by exposure to sodium benzoate.

In Genome Biology this week: heritable DNA methylation in Arabidopsis, genetic networks linked to agronomical traits in soybean, and more.

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The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.

The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.

Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.