NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) announced that it has received a five-year, $25.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute in conjunction with its renewal as an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The institute first received its Comprehensive Cancer Center status in 1990 and has retained it since then.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.

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