veterinary medicine

Canine genetic testing company Embark Veterinary drew upon genetic data from almost 6,000 dogs of its customers for a study of blue eyes among dogs.

Genetic testing is increasingly being used by bull breeders to fetch the highest prices for the best bulls.

Metanome will perform metagenomics analyses on samples collected using Companion PBx's Dx Fingerprint kit, a product that highlights deficiencies in pets' GI health.

Life Technologies said this week that it has signed an agreement with Copan Flock to provide an integrated, end-to-end system for DNA forensics.

Qiagen will supply ESE-Quant Tube Scanners to national health authorities in 35 emerging countries in Africa, Asia, and South America under the Joint FAO/IAEA Programme in veterinary diseases.

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.