With genome sequences from 10 bee species, researchers unearthed regulatory changes contributing to more complex social systems in the insects.

The decision proposes coverage for the test for qualified Medicare patients to help determine which early-stage patients can be more conservatively managed.

Both groups are making their detailed protocols available to researchers online.

Investigators from Germany, the US, China, and elsewhere have identified an ancient Romanian man just a few generations removed from a Neanderthal ancestor.

The partners will focus on early treatment and diagnosis of cancers in women's health and abdominal and blood cancers.

In a 6,000-patient study, Eskenazi Health will assess whether PGx testing improves outcomes and saves money in a community that doesn't usually have access to genomic advances.

In a 6,000-patient study, Eskenazi Health will assess whether PGx testing improves outcomes and saves money in a community that doesn't usually have access to genomic advances.

In Nature this week: factors affecting the success of whole-genome sequencing for routine clinical diagnosis, and more.

A large meta-analysis from an international team reports that nature and nurture have about an equal overall influence on human traits.

The Lasker Foundation's Claire Pomeroy laments the state of NIH funding at Forbes.

Social media is changing how scientists discuss research, as tweets from University of Chicago's Yoav Gilad about a Mouse ENCODE paper have shown, Nature reports.

Developments in scientific research are outpacing the IT infrastructure lifecycle. Avere Systems worked with Cambridge HealthTech Institute to survey 100 professionals responsible for storage in research environments. This report looks at the results of this unique survey and shares insights into the challenges expressed by respondents, like:

  • What respondents felt were their biggest issues
  • What is needed
  • Benchmarks for comparison
Jun
23
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will demonstrate how automated liquid handling workstations can reduce bottlenecks in library preparation for next-generation sequencing, enabling scientific advances in genomics research that were not possible five years ago. 

May
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.