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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two multi-partner research teams have received new grants totaling nearly $1.5 million from the AKC Canine Health Foundation and the Golden Retriever Foundation (GRF) to search for diagnostic cancer biomarkers and genetic risk predictors in dogs, AKC CHF said on Tuesda

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Humans and domestic dogs have likely shared close quarters for an extremely long stretch of time, a new study suggests, perhaps contributing to an apparent overlap in the sorts of genes under selection in each species.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics, members of the Joint International Turtle Genomes Consortium served up genomics-based details on everything from turtles' evolutionary relationships to the development of their distinct body plan.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The turtle genome appears to be evolving at an exceptionally slow rate, according to a genome sequencing study appearing online today in Genome Biology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research team using whole-genome sequencing to track a form of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus found in livestock and humans has uncovered genetic evidence confirming animal-to-human transmission of the bug during at least one farm outbreak in De

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By combining sequencing, phylogenetic analysis, and epidemiology, researchers from the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research have identified a novel virus associated with a type of equine hepatitis whose cause has been unknown for nearly a century.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epigenetic regulation of genes involved in antigen processing for display by the major histocompatibility complex allows devil facial tumor disease cells to evade the immune

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Government and private foundation partners in British Columbia have joined together in an effort to use genomics technologies to find out why so many salmon die in the open ocean before they can make it back to their freshwater spawning beds, Genome BC said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – New ancient DNA studies are refining researchers' views of canine history — from dog domestication to migration history in specific parts of the world.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study in Genome Biology is taking stock of the transcripts expressed in the red spotted newt, Notophthalmus viridescens, providing the foundation for more comprehensive studies of the processes underlying tissue regeneration.

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Nature News reports that genomics is being applied to trace and try to prevent additional COVID-19 waves.

Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Wildlife managers aim to boost the genetic diversity of Mexican gray wolves by placing captive-born foster pups into packs with similarly aged wild pups, the Mercury News reports.

In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more.