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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – German startup biotech firm Blackfield today announced a collaboration with AstraZeneca in support of one of the biopharmaceutical firm's oncology drug development programs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Stanford University has launched a new genomics research center that will foster collaboration across its seven schools and harness new computational technologies, it said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Retrotransposon movement in somatic cells may introduce insertions in the genome that contribute to tumorigenesis in certain cancer types, according to a study in the early, online edition of Science today by members of the Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Berg Pharma will use its Integrative Biology platform to identify drug targets and biomarkers in clinical samples from the Parkinson's Institute of Sunnyvale, Calif., under a partnership announced today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome Canada and the Canadian Institute of Health Research will award C$6.3 million (US$6.1 million) to research projects under its 2012 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition to develop new tools to deal with the large volumes of data being generated fr

Spain's Centre for Genomic Regulation and French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi have launched a partnership to pursue collaborative research projects in medical genetics, epigenetics, and computational biology that will focus on studies of genetic and rare diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Evogene today reported a 31 percent revenue spike for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GrassRoots Biotechnology and Monsanto today announced the extension of an agreement for the development of gene promoters to enhance and protect crop yields.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.