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Mountain chickadee

Researchers used thousands of conserved sequences for more than 100 songbird species to reconstruct their diversification and historical expansion route.

Genomic, transcriptomic, and phylogenetic data suggest a group of microscopic parasites within the cnidarian lineage has undergone extensive body plan streamlining.

The partners will collaborate on pediatric oncology research, with a goal of earning an NCI designation of Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The NCRR funding will fund clinical and translational science centers and partnerships centered at five universities.

NHGRI's rare diseases program will partner with The University of Kansas and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to speed up therapeutic development.

According to unaudited, pro forma data, Panomics would have added $10.7 million to Affy's total revenues for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2008, and $11 million to the company's top line in fiscal year 2007.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.