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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Most existing pigeon breeds trace their ancestry back thousands of years to sites in the Middle East, though racing pigeons share a closer-than-usual relationship with feral pigeon populations in North America, according to a genome sequencing study in the early, onlin

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The genome of the diamondback moth is giving researchers a glimpse into how the insect has evaded plant defenses to be able to eat them, an international team of researchers

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Neogen today said that it has acquired animal genomics business Scidera Genomics for an undisclosed amount.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team of researchers led by Wen Wang from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has generated a de novo genome sequence of the domestic goat, Capra hircus, by

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team has sequenced two new bat genomes in the hopes of learning more about the mammal's unique biological features — from its ability to fly to its propensity for carrying potentially pathogenic viruses.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A giant panda genome re-sequencing study published online yesterday in Nature Genetics is offering new information on both the history and current state of panda pop

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, a Swedish team describes the genome sequencing approach that it used to study the genetics of speciation in two

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) today announced $1.7 million in funding for research into canine health including several projects with a genetic or genomic component.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Alterations in just one gene appear to be enough to influence the kinds of movements that horses and other vertebrate animals can muster, according to a study appearing online today in Nature.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health intends to support efforts to develop, use, and integrate new genetic, genomic, and proteomic tools based on the water frog Xenopus, a well-studied vertebrate model, under a new funding program.

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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.