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The Israel-based computational genomics platform developer and agricultural genomics firm reported a $2.1 million profit.

The ARS studies seek to develop new genomics 'toolkit' for breeders to use to develop new sweet potato lines.

The agriculture company will use the center as a base for collaborations with Chinese scientists.

Researchers have identified epigenetic patterns that influence both energy use efficiency and seed yield in the canola plant Brassica napus.

The funding from the three countries will use informatics to study systems involved in seed germination.

The funding comes from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and will be used to sequence the flax genome and to commercialize genomics projects.

The agriculture company will work with Huazhong to develop genetic traits for foods, fuels, and fibers.

Funding cooperative partnerships, the PGRP grants are focused on crop research that address "urgent societal needs."

The grants will fund crop enhancement studies focused on drought resistance, yield, quality, and nutrition.

North Dakota State, UC-Davis, Michigan State, and U of Minnesota won applied genomics stimulus grants.


CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.