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Short tandem repeat and expression data indicate that the U87MG cell line in the ATCC collection no longer represents the glioma from which it was established.

The software combines the output of multiple data projection methods with gene signature information to help users identify meaningful biological processes.

Using a sixth century sample from Germany, researchers reconstructed a high-coverage genome sequence for the Yersinia pestis strain involved in the Justinian plague. 

Researchers used thousands of conserved sequences for more than 100 songbird species to reconstruct their diversification and historical expansion route.

The clinical laboratory has designed a hereditary cancer risk gene panel capable of detecting both SNVs and CNVs without requiring an orthogonal validation test. 

Apparatus and method for biologic sample rapid collection and recovery device, and convenient storage
Methods and compositions for determining nucleic acid degradation
Endonucleases
Method of amplifying nucleic acid sequences
Methods and compositions for sequence-specific purification and multiplex analysis of nucleic acids
Method for genetic identification of unknown organisms

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool to discover copy number variants, single-nucleus RNA sequencing study of myoblasts, and more.

A study of Tasmanian devil genomes suggests they are evolving resistance to devil facial tumor disease.

Theranos has withdrawn its request for emergency clearance of a Zika virus blood test, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An assistant professor who was fired from Mount Sinai School of Medicine has allegedly shot the school's dean, the New York Times reports.

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