By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Agriculture has awarded nearly $40 million to fund two genomics research projects led by the University of California-Davis that will study the effects of climate changes on two crop plants and will sequence and use the genomes of coniferous trees to develop their potential for use as biofuels.

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The National Cancer Institute's Harold Varmus discusses the state of cancer research with the New York Times.

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