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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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The array market seems poised for a number of new product launches in coming years as Affymetrix recently confirmed that it is developing a next-generation instrument platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) –The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review 23andMe's 510(k) application for a single-condition health report, the consumer genomics firm informed customers.

The term 'consumer genomics' may have a catch-all ring to it, but for the time being it means ancestry testing and genetic genealogy, including for companies such as 23andMe, which built its business on relaying both personal health information and ancestral information back to c

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A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.

A genetic analysis suggests red pandas might actually belong to two different species, New Scientist reports.

NPR reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fixed the problem with some of its SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.

In Nature this week: epigenetic factors that prevent healthy aging and more.