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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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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.

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