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In California, Google released the open source version of DeepVariant, a deep learning technology to reconstruct the true genome sequence from HTS sequencer data....

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More air pollution leads to lower healthy nasal microbes

In Italy, scientists at the University of Milan wanted to find out how higher levels of air pollution leads to increased health issues including...

Worries and wondering abound for Galveston National Laboratory in Texas

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Modern Hybrid Corn Demonstrates Higher Yields in Ohio

In Ohio, Harold Watters, an Ohio State University Extension Field Agronomist, conducted a study comparing the yields on three different corn seed varieties. His...

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In New York, Cornell University scientists identified genes that control vitamin E content in maize grain, a finding that could lead to improving the...

Oxford Genetics Receives Grant from Innovate UK for Bioinformatics Research

In the United Kingdom, Innovate UK gave Oxford Genetics a £1.6 million grant, about $2 million, so they can conduct a research project in...

Microbes Convert Plastic Waste Into Fertilizer, Heat and Energy

In Australia, POET Systems developed two new machines as part of the first system to use anaerobic digestion technology to turn plastic waste into...

DNA evidence is putting rhino poachers behind bars

In South Africa, researchers from the University of Pretoria and Russia-based St. Petersburg State University are using DNA evidence to successfully link rhinoceros horns...

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