Taking Questions

In a chat on Twitter yesterday, users asked Stephen Kingsmore from the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children's Mercy Hospital questions about genetics and genomics in a pediatric setting. The questions came from other healthcare professionals as well as parents and others. Some asked about how sequencing is being rolled out to help diagnose or treat sick kids.

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Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.

Popular Mechanics reports that Caltech researchers have built a prototype nanobot using DNA.

The Sacramento Bee writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing connected a woman to sperm donor-conceived half siblings.

In PLOS this week: gene expression catalog for sheep, viral diversity among respiratory samples from camels, and more.