NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PositiveID said today that it will collaborate with NASA's Ames Research Center to test the Firefly Dx detection system as a platform for biological research and commercial development.

Under the new Space Act Agreement, NASA will assess the potential ground and space applications of Firefly Dx, while PositiveID will improve the hardware for extreme environments, such as Department of Defense field applications, PositiveID said.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.

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