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In the early version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of Missouri and elsewhere describe chromosomal features detected by painting all 10 maize plant chromosomes with whole-chromosome oligonucleotide fluorescence in situ hybridization painting, The probes were developed with the help of shotgun sequences from an inbred maize line called B73, the team says, revealing everything from recombination to cell division patterns in the plant

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.