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Applied Biosystems late last month sued its former chief patent counsel and Solexa claiming that it, and not Solexa, owns several patents relating to sequencing-by-ligation, the technology used by the Agencourt next-generation sequencing system it plans to launch this summer.
 

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.