Ciara Curtin writes science features for GenomeWeb and is the editor of the Daily Scan and Careers blogs.
The researchers said a microbiome-based test could expand the number of individuals who are screened for the disease.
Clinical trials investigating whether epigenetic treatment can restore susceptibility to other treatments are underway in colorectal, lung, and breast cancers.
The variant especially increases stroke risk among childhood cancer survivors who received an intermediate dose of radiation.
An ABRF working group compared three dyes for Sanger sequencing to find that, even with their differences in price, they all performed similarly.
Speakers at this year's ABRF meeting described how they used single-cell tools in combination with other single-cell approaches and other methods.
Speakers during a session on research rigor and reproducibility said that cores could help push researchers to adopt practices that improve reproducibility.
Though the effect of reference bias was inconsistent, the authors of a new study said it highlights the need for tools or approaches to minimize it.
Respondents to GenomeWeb's salary survey reported variations in their salaries that varied by sector.
A study presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors annual meeting last week analyzed how counseling sessions affected patients on five measures.
Genetic counselors, laboratories, and patients themselves have roles to play in reclassifying gene variants, including variants of uncertain significance.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.
Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing.
Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports.
In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.