NEW YORK (360Dx) – Abbott today said that it is extending for a second time its previously announced cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Alere's Series B convertible perpetual preferred stock at a price of $402 per share.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.