NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – For the second month in a row, shares of Myriad Genetics rose sharply, pacing gainers in the GenomeWeb Daily News Index.

The GWDN Index climbed 5 percent in February, outpacing the Down Jones Industrial Average (+ 4 percent) and matching the Nasdaq (+ 5 percent) for the month. However, it trailed the Nasdaq Biotech Index, which gained 8 percent month over month.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.