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.

Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.