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In Massachusetts, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology used new single-cell genetic techniques to discover four new types of while blood cells that...

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Cattle Genomic Data Gives Breeders Competitive Edge

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Professor Uses Big Data to Understand How Body Reacts to Virus Attack

In Norway, a professor from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s Centre of Molecular Inflammation Research is using big data to collect and...

$1.2 Million U.S. Department of Energy Grant to be Used for Camelina Genetic Research

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agBOT Challenge 2017 Teams Forming for Unmanned Robotic System Competitions

In Indiana, competitors, including a wide range of schools, farmers and entrepreneurs from all over the country, are announced for the 2017 agBOT Challenge....

Genetic Markers Being Used to Help Save Ash Trees From Deadly Disease

In the United Kingdom, Queen Mary University of London, University of York, Earlham Institute, John Innes Centre, NIAB and the University of Copenhagen collaborated...

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