This article has been corrected to reflect that the Lee et al. paper was published in Nature in May.

It was a mutually beneficial partnership from the start. Genentech, the Roche subsidiary, was looking for ways to cut whole-genome sequencing costs. Thirty miles south along the San Francisco Bay a sequencing-as-a-service startup was searching for collaborators to bring its proprietary approach to market.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.

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