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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.

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.

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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.