The Times Online reports that a new company based in Boston, Foundation Medicine, has raised $25 million to develop a "one-stop-shop service for genomic diagnosis of cancer." The company's founders include Broad Institute director Eric Lander as well as Levi Garraway, Matthew Meyerson, and Todd Golub of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, the paper reports.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

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