Researchers found methylation mediators of obesity and other metabolic features by profiling individuals born after a famine called the Dutch Hunger Winter.
Exome sequences from thousands of Chinese individuals with or without esophageal squamous cell carcinoma led to six new germline risk variants.
A jury agreed that Ariosa's noninvasive prenatal test infringed several claims in two patents held by Illumina.
Using data from 1,000 Irish individuals, a Trinity College Dublin-led team uncovered nearly two dozen discrete genetic clusters.
The firm plans to integrate its technology with a compatible microfluidic sample prep method developed by researchers at Columbia University.
Cornell claims that it was fraudulently induced into settling a patent-infringement lawsuit it filed with Life Tech against Illumina.
American customers' interest in their genetic ancestry continues to be the primary driver of the consumer genomics market and shows no signs of diminishing.
In an observational study, a Tulane University-led team found that people at genetic risk of obesity who started to eat a healthy diet lost more weight than those not at risk.
Expectations for the full year exceeded prior guidance and analyst expectations and the firm said it believes it has put itself on a path to improved growth in 2018.
The two companies are entering a partnership to introduce diagnostic tests using NanoString's nCounter technology in Japan, beginning with a lymphoma assay.
With a two-stage atrial fibrillation GWAS, researchers took a crack at untangling the pathways, regulatory features, and tissue types contributing to the heart condition.
GenScript believes that CustomArray's oligonucleotide synthesis and microarray manufacturing technology will enable it to better serve its customers.
The project, dubbed FinnGen, was announced this week and is slated to run through mid-2023.
Given the high yield of miRNA markers they were able to isolate, the researchers believe the approach could be commercialized for routine cancer testing.
Based on their genome-wide association study, investigators argued that the dementia condition is not simply an extension of Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease.
Based on genotyping data for tens of thousands of individuals across ancestry groups, investigators identified 47 new and known intraocular pressure-associated loci.
The agreement, with Genetic Analysis of Oslo, involves technology to detect gut dysbiosis and investment for additional tests.
The firm sold more than 4.9 million shares of common stock at $15 per share, raising $73.7 million to expand its commercial operations and grow its technology.
A new study stratified the Irish population into 10 genetic clusters that largely line up with geographic and political boundaries.
A GWAS and meta-analysis linked Hodgkin lymphoma risk to variants in sequences related to B cell development, immune function, and autoimmune disease risk.
Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.