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Researchers link two genes to sleep regulation, according to Medical News Today.

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In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The partners have a long-standing sponsored research agreement focused on phosphatidylserine, a signaling molecule found in tumor exosomes.

The peptide may be a new therapeutic target for heart failure patients and suggests that similar ncRNA-encoded proteins with important functions may exist.

The funding is part of a total of $16.6 million from CPRIT to support cancer research at and recruit scientists to the medical center.  

The gift from the Hersch Foundation also will be used to create the Julie K. Hersch Chair in depression research and clinical care. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Using the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system, researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center were able to prevent Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a mouse model of the disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Michigan, the Broad Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital presented a computa

DioGenix plans to use $3.2 million raised in a private financing earlier this month to support the ongoing prospective clinical trial of its targeted next-generation sequencing-based multiple sclerosis test, MS Precise.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — DioGenix announced today that it raised $3.2 million in a private financing that will support an ongoing prospective clinical trial of its next generation sequencing-based multiple sclerosis test, MS Precise.

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.