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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Europe has launched a new funding call that will fuel new plant genomics and molecular biology research with an expected €20 million ($25.7 million), with the aim of backing international research consortia to address major agricultural and climate-related problems.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has provided $10 million for two programs at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Oregon State University to develop public data resources containing genomic information about important crop plants, such as corn, rice, wheat, barley, and

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies in Nature today are revealing the repertoire of microbial organisms residing in and around the roots of Arabidopsis plants.

By Molika Ashford
This story was originally published Feb. 17.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome British Columbia and Genome Canada today announced nearly C$4.3million (US$4.3 million) in funding for the development of genomic diagnostics aimed at forest disease.

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

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DuPont and Evogene announced Monday that they will collaborate on research aimed at improving resistance to soybean rust.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA and its handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.