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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Partners in the UK, the US, and India have pooled together £16 million ($25.5 million) to back a number of international projects that seek to use genomic and genetic research efforts, engineering, and field trials to increase the yield in important crop plants that se

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a set of papers appearing in Nature, the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science online, GigaScience, and other BioMed Central journals today, investigators outlined findings from the newly sequenced pig genome and related researc

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature online today, members of the International Barley Genome Sequencing Consortium reported on a newly developed barley resource that brings together physi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have inked a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on applying genomic tools to improving global health and agricultural development.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fertility-fighting versions of three genes at the same genetic locus contribute to hybrid sterility in plants produced by crossing two popular rice sub-species, according to a study appearing online today in Science.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Two Blades Foundation and Monsanto today announced an expansion of their agreement to provide Monsanto additional TAL Code technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh and the Institute for Animal Health in Pirbright, England have received a £600,000 ($950,000) grant from the UK government to study genes that may enable some poultry to resist fowl typhoid.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agricultural genomics firm KeyGene and the Arizona Genome Institute today announced an agreement for the use of the Wageningen, Netherlands-based firm's Whole Genome Profiling method in sequencing-based physical mapping projects.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team led by Chinese investigators reported online yesterday in Nature Genetics that it has sequenced and started analyzing the draft genome of the w

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team led by investigators in France has sequenced and started analyzing the draft genome for the banana species Musa acuminata.

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At a meeting this week, researchers and others discussed the regulatory oversight needed for germline genome editing.

The US Food and Drug Administration has asked questions about Myriad Genetics' GeneSight test, according to Bloomberg.

Researchers report that neutrophil extracellular traps appear to binds gallstones together, according to New Scientist.

In Science this week: approach to infer genotype-by-environment interaction from genetic variants associated with phenotypic variability, and more.