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The agriculture company said it will use the technology it has licensed for new applications in crop editing and for research to bring new foods to market.

Ambry researchers recently published a study suggesting that roughly 40 percent of genetic variants reported in raw data from DTC genetic tests may be wrong.

UBS granted Agilent a Buy rating and a $92 price target; Fluidigm a Neutral rating and a $14 price target; and Qiagen a Neutral rating with a $42 price target.

Life Genomics will distribute Luxia's 1test1 test in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Norway. The test leverages sequencing technology to analyze the 16s RNA gene.

Researchers trace DNA on a clay pipe found at a former slave site to a population that lives in what is now Sierra Leone, the Washington Post reports.

Two researchers report on their genetic analysis of samples from a shawl thought to belong to a victim of Jack the Ripper, ScienceInsider reports.

Japan is to release rules governing some gene-edited food, according to NHK World.

In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.