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Researchers investigated the possibility of picking up intra-tumor genetic heterogeneity in tumor exomes, identifying false-positives and technical noise.

The NxClinical software integrates copy number, sequence variant, and allelic change information obtained from microarray and NGS technologies.

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An American Cancer Society official has resigned due to concerns about partnerships with businesses with dubious health records, according to the New York Times.

Wired reports that increased diversity is needed in the Breakthrough Prizes.

National Geographic writes that some people may have a genetic predisposition to caffeine-induced jitters.

In PNAS this week: drug resistance evolution in Candida in a cystic fibrosis patient, point mutation in cotton bollworm allows it to persist in "Bt" crops, and more.

Stratec is producing the microfluidic chips for Vortex' VTX-1 system, which enables the enrichment and isolation of circulating tumor cells.

The firm's full fiscal year revenues were also up, 32 percent as reported, or about 6 percent on a currency-neutral basis.

A re-analysis of genomic tests for 309 children with epilepsy altered diagnoses for more than a third of patients with a previously reported genetic variant.

The partners said they have agreed to work together on projects in a range of diseases, as well as establish research alliances with groups in China and Africa.

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.