Researchers at Affymetrix, Genentech, and Stanford University's Genome Technology Center have created a new array-based resequencing assay that they claim is scalable enough to compete with second-generation sequencing technologies.

A paper published in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides a proof of principle for the method, which is performed on the Affymetrix GeneChip platform.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

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