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Scotland's Arrayjet will provide the Bronx-based NYBC with microarray instrumentation, printing, and expertise under an approximately $250,000 contract.

The company will work with researchers from the University of North Texas Health Science Center to develop better software for forensics. 

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Stat News examines ethical questions raised by Alphabet's Verily awarding a research contract to a clinic mostly owned by its CEO.

Genomics England has selected WuXi Nextcode to interpret genomic data from cancer and rare disease samples as part of the UK 100K Genomes Project.  

Congenica and Omicia have signed contracts to interpret data from the first 8,000 patients in the UK's 100,000 Genomes Project.

CDI Laboratories will use Arrayjet's Ultra Marathon II instrument to print its proteomics and other custom microarrays.

N-of-One will provide clinical interpretation services for genomic tests conducted as part of the New England Veterans' Integrated Service Network oncology program

Helomics' tumor profiling products and services, including ChemoFx, will be available to more than 700,000 Prime Health Services providers.

Cologuard will be available to Aetna's Medicare Advantage members through their physician without a co-payment or co-insurance.

The agreement follows a pilot study, under which around 500 Aetna employees participated in Newtopia's personalized health program.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.