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Researchers have been developing nanopore metagenomic sequencing protocols to enable real-time outbreak surveillance outside the traditional laboratory.

The Shenzhen-based company offers personal genomics services in China that are similar to those provided by 23andMe, Ancestry, and Helix in the US.

Of the six kits, the team found that Qiagen and Norgen's spin column tools recovered the highest amount of DNA across a range of base pair lengths.

ADx Healthcare is selling an APOE test on the Helix marketplace, while HealthLytix and Dash Genomics are marketing a polygenic hazard score for late-onset Alzheimer's.

The report advises that although sequencing the genomes of infants can be appropriate in some specific cases, we shouldn’t implement large-scale programs to test healthy babies.

The researchers say that methods that include gene expression as well as other genomic data in one assay could help unravel cell function and gene regulation.

The ability to effectively use FFPE tissue opens up a large number of clinical samples for analysis, many with quality data on patient demographics, treatment, and outcomes.

Researchers used mass spec and immunohistochemistry to identify six kinases whose activation levels can help predict relapse and guide therapy in TNBC.

23andMe is evaluating how third-party services are impacting customers' experiences and would like to see those services be more complementary to its own efforts.

UCSD plans to expand the Metabolomics Workbench to include a wide range of clinical trials data including demographics and trial protocols.

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.