Up and Running

The new Genetic Testing Registry created by the US National Institutes of Health is now up and running, reports ScienceInsider's Jocelyn Kaiser. The database, run by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, consists of information voluntarily submitted by companies and nonprofit labs on the thousands of genetic tests they offer, Kaiser says.

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