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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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Two Blades Foundation today said it has completed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with KWS SAAT covering Two Blades' Transcription Activator Like effector code technology for genome engineering in certain crops.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The type of enzymes that white rot fungi use to break down a stubborn polymer called lignin in wood have been around for some 300 million years, originating in an ancestor of fungi in the Agaricomycetes class, a new study suggests.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.