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A pair of new studies evaluated the effectiveness of cytologic and HPV-based testing approaches at varied screening intervals for identifying women at risk of cervical cancer.

A speaker at this year's Biology of Genomes meeting discussed marrying genomics approaches such as CRISPR and single-cell sequencing to study disease causality.

Baylor Genetics will be King Faisal Specialist Hospital International's exclusive lab partner for all genetic testing and precision medicine applications.

The company is seeing increasing interest in its GeoMx platform with numerous studies from early users presented last month at AACR.

The company also announced that its board of directors has authorized payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share of its common stock.

Based on allele fragment sizes and mutational signatures, Europeans may have had shorter generation times than other populations, a Biology of Genomes speaker said.

The embattled company saw its net loss narrow during the first quarter, in part due to a new policy of giving away fewer nonreimbursed GPS Cancer and Liquid GPA molecular test orders than in the past.

The company plans to take a tiered approach to assay development, targeting its first test to 10 viruses commonly detected in transplant patients.

The company's first quarter revenues were driven by sales of its noninvasive prenatal screening and carrier screening tests.

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University of Idaho researchers model the scientific discovery process to examine the link between reproducibility and scientific truth.

A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.

Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.

In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.