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A little more than a month after rival Affymetrix launched its latest SNP array containing more than 1.8 million markers, Illumina has started shipping its competing 1-million-SNP BeadChip.

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In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.