This article has been clarified to note that the Broad Institute has developed its own exome sequencing method, which it will use in the NHLBI Large-Scale DNA Sequencing Project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has pumped just over $64 million of stimulus funding into a program that will use DNA sequencing and molecular profiling methods on samples from several major population studies to understand major diseases, NHLBI said today.

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NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.

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