NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and the Genome Sequencing Center at Washington University in St. Louis have sequenced the draft genome of Pristionchus pacificus — a nematode that feeds on the fungi and bacteria found on dead beetles.
 

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.