By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News)— The University of Guelph on Friday launched a multi-university research project to improve the dry bean industry.

The project involves nine researchers from three universities who plan to produce a draft genome sequence for dry beans and to develop genetic markers for improved varieties of dry beans, especially disease-resistant beans.

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A company says it can generate likenesses of people based on their genetic profiles.

IBM's Watson is learning how to treat leukemia as a fellow at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, according to the Washington Post.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.