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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Olink Bioscience today announced a consortium formed to advance research into inflammatory bowel diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech today announced a deal with Norwegian organizations for the use of RayBiotech's antibody arrays for sample analysis services.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology today announced a licensing deal covering 12 colorectal cancer tissue biomarkers.

Researchers from Norway, Belgium, and elsewhere have developed an algorithm for determining allele-specific copy number patterns in tumors from SNP data.

According to the study's findings, the major vendors' platforms performed well in terms of reproducibility, but Agilent's microarrays showed better linearity and dynamic range.

Norwegian, Icelandic, and American researchers have sequenced a complete mitochondrial genome from 110,000- to 130,000-year-old polar bear remains found in western Norway.

At the recent GenoFisk meeting in Oslo, members of a Norwegian consortium announced that they have completed a draft version of the Atlantic cod genome using Roche 454 sequencing.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.