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.

The recent study highlights strengths and weaknesses of numerous platforms and may help end users choose the best assay for their circumstances.

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.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.

New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

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.