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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.

The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.