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Strike a Balance

University of Houston's Barbara Evans says in a commentary there's a way to reconcile both access to genomic information and safety concerns.

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Researchers find that E. coli adapts its genes to life in microgravity, New Scientist reports.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Scientists from the Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Houston will use a $4.4 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to create a research center focused on the study of environmental health risks,

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rice University scientists will use a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund multidisciplinary research into how delays in gene transcription affect cellular functioning, potentially yielding knowledge that could be used in a range of synthetic

NSF Microarray Grants Awarded Nov. 8, 2011 — March 27, 2012

Over the next year, the company hopes to open three more sequencing labs in partnership with biology researchers, probably in Thailand, Mexico, and France, for which it will provide bioinformatics services through its Houston facility.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.