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The deal follows a number of recent acquisitions in the animal genomics space for Neogen including Canadian animal genomics firm Delta Genomics Centre.

The companies will combine their respective technologies to offer genomic services for the plant and animal breeding sectors.

Researchers focused in on strong candidate genes in schizophrenia with brain anatomy, brain activity, and behavioral screens on a large set of zebrafish mutants.

Edmonton-based Delta Genomics Centre becomes Neogen's fifth animal genomics laboratory, joining ones in Australia, Brazil, Scotland, and the US.

While canine genetic testing providers bemoan a lack of quality standards, they disagree on what specific rules labs should follow.

In PLOS this week: sequencing of Chardonnay clones, high-density peach tree genetic map, and more.

Researchers examine the genetic makeup of dogs at animal shelters in Arizona and California and how well that matches with what breeds shelters say a dog may be.

In PNAS this week: improved blood-based nasopharyngeal carcinoma screening, ray-finned fish phylogeny, and more.

Researchers genotyped Y chromosome markers in almost 100 ancient horse DNA samples spanning 5,000 years.

Mars Petcare's genetic testing unit and Genoscoper had been collaborating since 2015 to discover new genetic health markers for companion animals.

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Master's and doctoral students in the UK call on funding groups to extend their grants for the duration of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Guardian reports.

Squid can make edits to their RNA within the cytoplasm of their axons, Science News reports.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is putting $25 million toward COVID-19 treatment research, according to the Verge.

In Science this week: researchers engineer version of Cas9 that is nearly PAM-less, and more.