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The two-year contract will be used to develop a portable prototype to quickly identify critical infectious pathogens considered threatening to war combatants.

Startup Seqster will offer its personal health records platform for donors to manage EHR, wearables, and genomic information through the blood bank's web portal.

The Bosch Institute for Clinical Pharmacology will deliver pharmacogenomic recommendations to physicians and let patients see their test results on the web.

Newly launched aggregator Seqster will help Boston University researchers collect data from EHRs, wearables, and gene tests to identify concussion biomarkers.

Precision cancer company Syapse is teaming with Seoul National University Hospital and Asian AWS partner Megazone

Three-month-old health data integrator Datavant hopes its analytics technology can improve the speed and success of clinical trials.

The company, which first signed on to provide services to the VA's Million Veteran Program in 2013, will provide the department with 34,000 more genomes.

The firm plans to develop and evaluate the utility of an ethnically diverse group of metastatic prostate cancer patient-derived xenograft models.

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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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.