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Users expressed concern that Illumina would have an even tighter grip on the sequencing market but are optimistic that it would spur development of PacBio's technology.

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: series of reviews about gene modification, and more.

Axolotl

Using single-cell RNA sequencing and reporter lineage tracking, researchers delved into the cellular and molecular processes of axolotl limb regeneration.

The firm aims to launch the new assay in the first quarter of next year and plans to develop other products for single-cell sequencing library prep.

The group plans to use the method to analyze isoform differences of B cell surface receptors, common targets for immunotherapy.

The RNA-seq data, for nearly 40,000 cells from the developing mouse brain, can be explored through an interactive online interface called Cell Seek.

In Genome Research this week: queen bee chromatin profiles, quantitative trait loci and allele-specific expression in wild house mice, and more.

The researchers say that methods that include gene expression as well as other genomic data in one assay could help unravel cell function and gene regulation.

10x plans to use Epinomics' epigenomic technology to launch a single-cell ATAC solution on its Chromium platform by the end of the year.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.