By Julia Karow

This article, originally published April 28, has been updated with additional information from the two winning teams.

Research teams at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole who each won an Ion Torrent Systems sequencer through the company' grant program last week plan to use their respective instruments in cancer molecular diagnostics and water quality monitoring projects.

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