Yesterday, Life Technologies announced its intent to acquire Ion Torrent for $375 million in cash and stock and additional considerations of up to $350 million, as reported by our sister publications GenomeWeb Daily News and In Sequence.
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A new report highlights the potential threats posed by advances in synthetic biology, NPR reports.
A Bloomberg reporter tried to get her genetic data deleted, but found it's not so simple to do.
Johns Hopkins University's Steven Salzberg and his colleagues have come up with a new estimate for the number of human genes, Nature News reports.
In Genome Research this week: study of intra-tumor heterogeneity, workflow resources for EPIGEN-Brazil, and more.