An article in the UK’s Times Online looks into the personal genetic testing business, saying that a lot of the promise it held a year and a half ago has been “postponed.” “The fledgeling industry’s struggles to take wing have brought comparisons with the dot-com bubble of a decade ago,” the article begins and then delves into the various approaches the different companies are taking.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

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