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At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, biopsies from patients now head to a new lab where they are examined to determine whether they house any of 341 genetic mutations, Bloomberg reports. Knowing whether the tumor harbors any of these changes can help guide the patient's treatment, it adds.

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A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.