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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.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.