Building on a previous agreement to co-develop diagnostics, Illumina last week announced that it has designed two new BeadChips for whole-genome genotyping studies with partner DeCode Genetics.
 
In a statement, Illumina said that the companies collaborated on selecting content for Illumina’s 450S BeadChip, a supplement to its existing HumanHap550 array for genotyping studies, as well as its Human 1M BeadChip, which the company claims will enable whole-genome and copy number variation analysis on a single chip.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

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