This is the first in a three-part series covering the interplay between genomic hotspots and the real estate markets that serve them. This installment examines how young genomics firms are faring in the broad biotech settlements of Montgomery County, Md., where robust demand and anemic supply have conspired to drive rent prices ever higher.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.