A US District Court Judge late last month dismissed a wrongful-termination suit brought against Affymetrix by a former employee, agreeing with the company that it did not violate the former staffer’s civil rights when he was fired in May 2005.
 
Judge Reginald Lindsay of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed the case Nov. 20, 20 months after it was filed. Affy filed a motion in June 2006 seeking either a summary judgment or a dismissal.
 

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A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.

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