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This article was originally posted on Nov. 20. 23andMe said last month that it will soon begin genotyping its customers on a new, custom-designed, higher-throughput microarray.

In an effort to raise awareness for its clinical whole-genome sequencing test, Illumina plans to expand its "Understand Your Genome" symposium program next year.

Sometime earlier this year, the millionth person ordered a direct-to-consumer genetic test. Most likely, the test was ordered for ancestry or genetic genealogy purposes. It also was likely to have been run on a microarray manufactured by Illumina.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — In a 1989 piece in Rolling Stone about "the Net" and its future impact on everyday lives, science fiction writer William Gibson avoided making any sweeping predictions.

This article has been updated to clarify the enrollment challenges with the InVite Study.

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60 Minutes speaks with Harvard's George Church about tackling the effects of aging and more.

The New York Times reports on an effort to address in high school biology classes misconceptions regarding race and genetics.

In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.

GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.