San Francisco Bay Area-based Tethys Bioscience has received another round of cash on the order of tens of millions, putting their total funding to date at $54 million, says a Wired article. Their test will use protein biomarkers to determine whether someone will become diabetic way before standard diagnostic tests reveal the condition.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more