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Toshiba has the exclusive right to provide genotyping services on the Japonica Array to Japanese universities, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and other research organizations.

The FDA's regulation of lab tests and devices used in clincial investigations is impacting federally funded study protocols involving advanced sequencing tests.

For the time being, the company doesn't expect to run into regulatory trouble in the UK.

The Clinical Genome Resource has launched GenomeConnect, an online portal for patients to voluntarily contribute their de-identified genotypic and phenotypic information to publicly available genomic databases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Scientists from consumer genomics firm 23andMe for the first time described the Mountain View, Calif.-based company's Ancestry Composition tool in a paper.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — 23andMe and genealogy site MyHeritage have announced a collaboration under which they will integrate their products, allowing customers to explore their family histories online through both genetic ancestry data and documents.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Higher-resolution chromosomal microarray analysis may provide a greater diagnostic yield than conventional techniques, but the ability of CMA to identify more variants of unknown or potentially pathogenic significance may be a double-edged sword when it comes to children in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ancestry.com is considering expanding its genetic genealogy services to include family health-related information: The Provo, Utah-based online company recently sent out a survey to customers to gauge what kind of family health information might be of greatest interest to t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – 23andMe and Pfizer said today they will launch a joint research project to study genetic factors involved in the onset, progression, severity, and response to treatments for inflammatory bowel disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genesis Healthcare, a Tokyo-based provider of consumer genomics and clinical tests to the Japanese market, recently moved to the Affymetrix platform to support its offerings.

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According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.

An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.

US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.

In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.