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By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and Lal Teer Livestock today announced a collaboration to gain a better understanding of the water buffalo.

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have netted €2.5 million ($3.3 million) in funding from the European Research Council to fund research into the genetics of domestic animals, including cattle, sheep, and goats.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A set of genes thought to be essential to embryonic development in animals is absent from the genomes of some cartilaginous fish, a new study suggests.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Enhancer elements that regulate and bump up the expression of some genes can arise de novo in vertebrate genomes, a new study suggests.

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.