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Millionaire Dan Stoicescu became Knome's first customer, forking over $350,000 to have his genome sequenced, according to this New York Times article. "As the cost of genome sequencing goes from stratospheric to merely very expensive, it is piquing the interest of a new clientele," the story says.

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University of Virginia researchers are exploring a genetic risk test to gauge type 1 diabetes risk, NPR reports.

In PNAS this week: researchers compare two high-grade neuroendocrine lung cancers, height among ancient Europeans, and more.

In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.

Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.