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The National Health Service in England is to offer healthy individuals the option of paying to have their genomes analyzed, according to the Guardian.

The company intends to use the funding to expand its operations and support sales of its Cyto-Mine single-cell analysis system.

In PLOS this week: statistical approach for integrating eQTL and GWAS data, microRNA signature distinguishes malignant and benign salivary gland tumors, and more.

The partners are planning to integrate the technology into Horizon's research tools and services and to develop it for applications in cell therapeutics.

The firm believes that data from a recently published study illustrates the advantages of its technology for methylation-specific PCR assays.

Researchers saw variants contributing to both ends of the weight spectrum by analyzing thousands of thin, early-onset obese, and population control individuals.

In Science this week: high-resolution map of human genetic recombination, and more.

Decode Genetics researchers used the map to examine how often and where recombination events and de novo mutations occur in the human genome.

In a new policy paper, investigators outlined existing challenges to public data sharing and touted the benefits of increasing openness before and after publication.

The qPCR assay measures methylation of six genes and could help doctors identify aggressive vs indolent prostate cancer more accurately than PSA.

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Nature News reports that recent proposed changes to the US National Science Foundation have raised concerns about a shift away from the agency's focus on basic research.

Noel Rose, the "father of autoimmunity," has died at 92, the Washington Post reports.

According to CNN, Legionella was discovered in buildings leased by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they reopened following coronavirus pandemic-related closures.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.