BGI has opened a genomics research center in Copenhagen's Bio Science Park that will be equipped with 10 Illumina HiSeq 2000 sequencers.

The goal of the center is to establish collaborations in genomics research and its applications to health care, agriculture, and bioenergy.

The center will kick off with two main initiatives: a cancer vaccine project and the 1% Danes' Genome Project.

The cancer vaccine project aims to use sequencing to identify unknown cancer pathogens and develop and patent commercial vaccines.

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Helix customers can purchase apps that interpret different aspects of their genome, Technology Review reports.

The New York Times reports that a number of companies and research institutes are pursuing gene therapies.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

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