DNA synbodies

(This story has been updated to correct a description of the company's technology.)
Prognosys Biosciences has developed a cDNA-based system for coding customized peptide libraries and has begun offering it commercially as a research tool.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Arizona State University has reeled in a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop methods for generating new reagents for use in protein studies.

By Adam Bonislawski
Scientists at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have developed a new form of affinity reagent that could offer an easy-to-produce alternative to traditional antibodies.

Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.