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SAN DIEGO – GeneSeek, an Lincoln, Neb.-based company that provides genomic services to agricultural researchers and breeding companies, recently introduced a new, high-density porcine array.

There is "still a lot to like" about Affymetrix, according to Peter Lawson.

Scientists who study sheep now have a new tool at their disposal.

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Affymetrix posted a 20 percent rise in second-quarter revenues last week, largely due to a contribution from its eBioscience business, but also driven by double-digit growth in genotyping array sales.

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Agrigenomics services company GeneSeek discussed several new SNP chips at its workshop at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference, which was held last week in San Diego.

Using array technology to improve agriculture in the developing world may not be as challenging as some might imagine.

SAN FRANCISCO — Illumina will not be the only array vendor submitting a cytogenetics-focused array to the US Food and Drug Administration for clearance this quarter.

BEIJING — The windows of China's National Maize Improvement Center may look out onto the busy streets of this capital city, but for the scientists within, the focus is always on the countryside, and finding ways to use genomic research tools to improve the productivity of what ha

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.