Research & Discovery

The funding will support expansion of the firm's genetics-related literature analysis tool, Mastermind.

The researchers analyzed samples from 161 dog breeds to examine the origins of modern dogs and examine the haplotypes of each clade.

Presented this week at the ECCMID annual meeting, the method uses mass spec to detect alterations to bacteria lipopolysaccharides that confer resistance.

Gyros will distribute certain of Luxembourg Bio Technologies' coupling agents for peptide synthesis.

 The researchers noted that heritability of PTSD differed by sex, and that it overlapped with schizophrenia and other mental disorders. 

Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.