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The $6 million first phase of the salmon genome sequencing project will be completed solely with Sanger technology, while the second phase will make use of newer sequencing technologies.

By re-analyzing published sequence data from four types of cancer, a pair of researchers from the University of Washington has gained new insights into the nature and frequency of substitution mutations in these cancers.

In more than a dozen papers out today, researchers from several different groups describe the corn genome sequencing project and its applications so far.

Researchers from the University of Washington and elsewhere have published their work on the use of exome sequencing to identify the gene affected in a rare Mendelian disease called Miller syndrome.

MBI plans to use the series B venture funding to develop its Apollo sample prep technologies.

Using Sanger and Illumina methods, an international team has generated a draft genome sequence of the domestic cucumber, Cucumis sativus.

Using Sanger and second-generation sequencing approaches, researchers re-sequenced Mycobacterium leprae strains from Brazil, Thailand, and the US.

Researchers from the US, Nigeria, and Senegal have come up with a consensus genetic linkage map for cowpea, a stress-resistant legume grown in many parts of the world.

University of Colorado researchers who catalogued showerhead microbes in several states using ribosomal RNA sequences found that nearly a third of the sequences they detected belonged to a potentially pathogenic microbe called Mycobacterium avium.

Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and elsewhere used deep sequencing to improve on existing estimates for mutation rates in the human genome.

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Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing. 

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.

Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports. 

In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.