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The company said its test is the first biomarker-based diagnostic for IBD that predicts long-term disease outcome in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

The World Health Organization is putting together a panel of experts to develop guidelines and standards for gene editing, according to Reuters.

Researchers have analyzed the genome of Lonesome George, the last Pinta tortoise, to find areas of selection affecting genes linked to aging and the immune system, Discover's D-brief blog says.

Following promising data from its Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas study, the firm decided to pivot its breast cancer trial to support its multi-cancer test.

Genomic Health will have exclusive rights to develop and sell its Oncotype DX Genomic Prostate Score test on Biocartis' Idylla platform.

The disease is an inherited form of muscular dystrophy characterized by a repeat expansion of 50 CTG trinucleotides or greater in the DMPK gene.

A handful of exposures to ultraviolet radiation was enough to induce the melanoma-associated signature within a mouse model.

Researchers identified 40 new and 55 known risk variants using a GWAS meta-analysis that included low-frequency variants gleaned from genome sequence data.

Aaron Klug Dies

Aaron Klug, who won the Nobel Prize for his work on creating three-dimensional images of biological molecules, has died, the New York Times reports.

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At a user meeting, Oxford Nanopore gave an update on what it has been working on.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.