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The results could inform diagnosis and treatment for PTSD and PTSD-associated and inflammation-associated disorders.

The firms aim to develop a diagnostic kit leveraging Ymir's urinary extracellular vesicle/RNA isolation technology and MUSC's proteomics center.

Scientists at Georgia Tech, Penn State, and USC will develop the tools for next-gen computing and test them on fruit fly genomes.

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Febit, Complete Genomics, Broad Institute, EnGenCore, German Genetics Society, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CLC Bio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genomatix

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Richard Smith is one PI who asks his postdocs to check their egos at the door for the benefit of the group, but the time they spend in his lab guarantees to benefit them all as individuals.

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.