The company is offering introductory pricing on Helix services for heart health and weight loss, and has shifted its flagship program from a yearly subscription to a monthly option.

Called GA4GH Connect, it calls on the alliance's 500-plus members to develop new data sharing standards for use in major international genomic data initiatives.

Anthem said the automated system is an efficient way to ensure coverage for medically necessary genetic tests, but that's not what genetic counselors have described.

Illumina Ventures will use the new funds to expand its team and invest in additional genomic and precision medicine startups.

Funded by Biogen, The University of Colorado, and The Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the project will analyze genetics and other biology in 1,000 individuals with the disorder.

The collaborators will grant the licenses to any entities wanting to use the technology for commercial agricultural research and product development.

Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.

This white paper describes a benchmarking study of 30 whole-exome sequencing cases in which Diploid's Moon software outperformed another variant interpretation algorithm in ranking causal variants.