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In Arizona, Advanced Genomic Solutions has created a potentially lifesaving genetic test for veterans being served at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans...

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Looking for Extra Cash? Genos Looking to Buy Your DNA Data DNA

In California, you could get paid for participating in Genos’ human exome data gathering project. Human genome sequencing costs have gone down in recent...

Do Genetics Change Our Behavior? Researchers Find Evidence in Worms that Indicate So

In New York, researchers at Rockefeller University have been studying how worms’ genetics change behaviors over time, such as how they react with other...

Good Start Genetics First Company to Offer Genetic Testing on Amazon

In Massachusetts, you can now order a saliva based test from Good Start Genetics to find out if you or your spouse have a...

miRagen Therapeutics Acquires Signal Genetics

In Colorado, miRagen Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company which develops microRNA-targeting therapies for treating diseases and cancer, has acquired Signal Genetics. The acquisition was funded...

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...

Researchers Use Genetics to Answer Grapevine Root Questions

In South Dakota, the National Science Foundation is giving nearly $830,000 to two South Dakota State University Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science...

Coming Soon to a Store Near You – Genetically Modified Cashmere Sweaters?

In China, scientists have used a genetic editing technique to change a single gene in goats resulting in yes, you heard right, better cashmere...

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