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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An analysis of the duck genome in combination with its transcriptome, published online yesterday in Nature Genetics, uncovered genes whose expression patterns are al

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.

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Nature News reports that recent proposed changes to the US National Science Foundation have raised concerns about a shift away from the agency's focus on basic research.

Noel Rose, the "father of autoimmunity," has died at 92, the Washington Post reports.

According to CNN, Legionella was discovered in buildings leased by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they reopened following coronavirus pandemic-related closures.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.