Schott, a Jena, Germany-based provider of array surfaces, kits, and reagents, has tapped Applied Microarrays to serve as its distributor in North America.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Applied Microarrays earlier this week began distributing Schott Nexterion products in the US and Canada under an agreement forged by the two firms.

The firm's new Oracle 3D glass nanowell microarray substrates are targeted towards customers that use protein arrays for research, in drug discovery, and, potentially, in the clinic.

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.