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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Officials in Australia today launched a two-year, A$5.5 million (US$5.7 million) initiative to identify the common genetic mutations that cause melanoma.

The research combined discovery-driven and targeted approaches and adds to a growing list of proteomics work directed at companion diagnostics.

Using hundreds of microsatellite markers, researchers from Australia and the US have developed a genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile.

In Science this week: intellectual property landscape of CRISPR genome editing, and more.

A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.

Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.

Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.