A meta-analysis based on genotyping data for more than 400,000 people with or without the disease led to 17 new risk loci mined for candidate genes
The nanopore ZMW can enable lower starting amounts of DNA for PacBio sequencing, and may eventually enable direct RNA sequencing.
23andMe said it plans to use the money raised to grow its customer base, expand its therapeutics group, and invest in its genetic research platform.
Researchers have argued that the facial prediction claims are overblown and serve Human Longevity's financial interests in proprietary genomic databases.
A new genome-wide association study involving data from thousands of 23andMe customers implicated six loci in gestational duration or preterm birth risk.
The companies have partnered to jointly offer products and services for cancer specimen research and clinical data analysis.
Two speakers at the National Society of Genetic Counselors annual meeting discussed how often genetic variants are reclassified and how that affects patients.
The agreement will open markets in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway for SpeeDx's STI detection product lines.
The yet-to-be-named entity will draw on the partners' respective resources in synthetic biology and plant and agricultural products.
Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.
Popular Mechanics reports that Caltech researchers have built a prototype nanobot using DNA.
The Sacramento Bee writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing connected a woman to sperm donor-conceived half siblings.
In PLOS this week: gene expression catalog for sheep, viral diversity among respiratory samples from camels, 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.