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UK researchers are embarking on a 1-million-pound study to establish the extent to which badgers are responsible for spreading tuberculosis (TB) in cattle.
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Researchers have developed a new DNA supercomputer which is promising to deliver radically cheaper genome sequencing.
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The genome sequence of Locusta migratoria is the largest animal genome sequenced so far and has provided the means with which its genes can be targeted by insecticides.
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DNA identification cards can be developed for Indian citizens to serve as a single comprehensive identity cards, said speakers at a conference on DNA here Saturday.
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Scientists have given the good old cheese a new twist by creating 11 new types using bacteria from the feet, mouths and belly buttons of humans.
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Tributes were paid on Wednesday to the biochemist Frederick Sanger, the "father of genomics" and the only person to win the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice, following his death at the age of 95.
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Scientists have successfully sequenced the genomes of 201 microbes to find out more about the role these tiny, single-celled organisms play in our environment.
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Researchers have sequenced the most comprehensive catalogue of great-ape genome diversity ever, offering insight into the primate evolution.
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Researchers in a major international project have sequenced the genome of Emiliania huxleyi, the microscopic plankton species whose chalky skeletons form the iconic white cliffs of Dover.
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A team of Spanish researchers, coordinated by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has begun sequencing the genome of the global deep ocean.
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Researchers at Texas A and M University have successfully sequenced the complete genome of a Scarlet macaw for the first time.
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Fishes account for over half of vertebrate species but knowledge about relationships among its various types is still unknown.
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