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Two projects are underway that will employ SNP array-based genotyping to inform African livestock breeding programs.

SAN DIEGO – By April 1, Affymetrix will commence shipment of four new high-density SNP genotyping arrays for wheat, salmon, maize, and rose research, as well as a lower-density array for wheat breeders.

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.

This story was originally posted on Aug. 1.
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.

This article was originally posted on Feb. 1

This story was originally posted on Jan. 24
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.

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In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.

An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.

Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.