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Researchers used genomic and transcriptomic data of isolates from seven Southeast Asian countries to find resistance-relevant pathways and expression quantitative trait loci.

The Southern University of Science and Technology denies that He Jiankui, the controversial gene-editing researcher, has been detained, the South China Morning Post reports.

In PNAS this week: Takayasu arteritis risk loci, gene expression-based subgroups of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and more.

Following promising data from its Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas study, the firm decided to pivot its breast cancer trial to support its multi-cancer test.

NGeneBio Raises $11M

The company has also achieved a CE-IVD mark for its HemeAccuTest, which targets hematological malignancies.

In PLOS this week: nucleosome structure linked to UV-induced melanoma mutational signatures, genetic diversity and population structure in reindeer, and more.

In Science this week: single-cell analysis of colorectal cancers finds genome-wide demethylation patterns, and more.

The company is developing a single-molecule sequencing technology intended to significantly reduce the cost and improve the accuracy of sequencing.

The Australian researchers plan to use the technique in an exome sequencing study of 25,000 individuals with epilepsy and aim to develop it into a clinical test.

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Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.