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In PNAS this week: researchers identify the characteristic genomic features of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has awarded $18.6M to the University of Tennessee to continue work into developing new mathematical approaches aimed at biological research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Orthologs of the same gene pair seem to spur mercury methylation across a range of bacterial and archaeal species, according to a study published online today in Science.

The Next Generation

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Deborah Nickerson has been in the trenches of genomics almost since the beginning, but that wasn't always the plan. Today, she uses her experience in learning a new field to mentor her students.

At ABRF's annual conference this week, a panel talked about funding, personnel, and other issues involved in running of a mass-spectrometry core laboratory.

Science has it's own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Sciencethis week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.