Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are proposing to use high-throughput sequencing to draw a wiring diagram of all neurons in the brain at approximately the cost of sequencing a human genome.

In an article published in PLoS Biology last week, the team, led by Tony Zador, a professor of neurobiology at CSLH, outlined their approach, called BOINC for barcoding of individual neuronal connections, in which sequencing serves as the final readout step.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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