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The kits cover the primary genetic targets currently used for assessing the compatibility of  hematopoietic cell donors with recipients.

BioCompute Objects provide a structured language and format for sharing computational protocols and procedures for next-generation sequencing data with regulatory agencies.

The test is intended for use by blood collection facilities and is not approved for the individual diagnosis of Zika infection.

The New York State Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program has approved the company's FoundationACT blood-based circulating tumor DNA assay.

UgenTec and R-Biopharm's collaboration will cover the software's development, regulatory approval, and launch.

The belief among genomics experts that one day drugs would be given based on genomic abnormalities that cut across tumor types became reality this week.

The New York State Department of Health had previously provided conditional approval of the microRNA classifier for diagnosing indeterminate thyroid cancer cases.

Researchers saw a small, but significant uptick in self-reported healthy eating and exercise frequency after 23andMe or Pathway Genomics DTC testing.

The re-emergence of direct-to-consumer genetic health risk tests has healthcare providers worried once again about their impact and utility.

Following the premarket authorization of 23andMe's tests, the agency may allow other firms to sell similar tests DTC without having to submit them for review.

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The Guardian reports that visa costs could prevent scientists and others from coming to the UK.

The Trump Administration is reconsidering its plan to issue an executive order to require federally funded research to be freely available upon publication, Times Higher Education reports.

Nature News says some preprint repositories may close down due to a lack of funds to cover costs.

In Nature this week: framework for analyzing cancer mutational signatures, treatment resistance in small cell lung cancer followed by increased intratumoral heterogeneity, and more.