NEW YORK, Aug 16 – Orchid BioSciences said Thursday it had received approval to provide its cystic fibrosis genetic screening test to certain approved labs in the United States.

The Elucigene CF 29 test screens for 29 common mutations associated with cystic fibrosis and includes the 25 mutations the American College of Medical Genetics recommends for cystic fibrosis testing.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.