Genetics & Genomics Business, Policy & Funding

Breaking news on life science and diagnostics business, policy, and funding

The company said test volume rose 87 percent to 186,000 during the quarter.

The company said it plans to develop a CRISPR-enabled platform capable of detecting any biomarker or disease containing DNA or RNA.

Near-term, the firm is focused on its cost structure and growing its top line with a view to becoming profitable, according to its interim CEO.

Speakers at the Association for Biomolecular Resource Facilities annual meeting gave advice on preparing for and recovering from hurricanes.

Hong Kong-based Rainbow Genomics will provide exome sequencing while UCLA will interpret the data and deliver a clinical report.

Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.