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August 31, 2016

A new frontier for genomics

STAT – Astronaut Kate Rubins has successfully sequenced DNA in space, using a hand-held sequencing device called MinION, from Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

August 31, 2016

NSF Funds New Cognitive Science Research

Boston University – As part of its BRAIN initiative, the National Science Foundation announced a second series of grants this week awarded to multidisciplinary teams to further explore cognitive and neural systems, including “data-intensive neuroscience and cognitive science.”