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Researchers described diet-related patterns of gut microbial diversity, microbiome ties to psychiatric disease, and more.

The NGS-based test improves on a previous PCR-based version and detects circulating DNA from Epstein Barr virus that is shed from cancer cells.

Malaysia-based ScienceVision has agreed to commercialize and distribute the PierianDx Clinical Genomics Workspace platform in Southeast Asian countries.

The test for resistance genes from carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacteria can now be used on perirectal swabs and pure colonies.

George Church's Nebula is teaming with Hong Kong startup Longenesis to create a secure platform for individuals and biobanks to sell access to their genomes.

Illumina said the acquisition will help enable a standardized process for sequencing and analysis and speed up the time it take to get a result.

Though it's still struggling with data integration, Detroit's Henry Ford Health System is standardizing workflows and beginning to measure outcomes.

Researchers analyzed HERBY trial data to uncover a subgroup of patients with MAPK pathway alterations who had increased overall survival.

A multi-region analysis of colorectal cancers suggests samples from opposite sides of a tumor can help trace early, invasiveness-related tumor characteristics.

The newly independent firm will continue to invest in diagnostics by bringing its menu of PCR tests for infectious diseases to the US and other markets, among other objectives.

The claim, enabling streamlined screening of pooled samples, follows updated industry recommendations for Zika virus screening in the US blood supply.

The study identified one genetic and three protein-based biomarkers associated with outcome in Pseudomonas bloodstream infections.

The company is expecting that existing users from its technology access program are likely to purchase instruments when they become available later this year.

A panel at the Biology of Genomes meeting discussed the ethical, legal, and social ramifications of germline gene editing.

Researchers used CRISPR-Cas9 screening assays in mouse and human cells to track down point mutations in the PARP1 gene that boost resistance to PARP inhibitor drugs.

Seventy-eight percent of participants had at least one positive carrier screening result and 3.5 percent had a medically actionable secondary finding.

The company anticipates 2018 revenues in the range of €11 million to €12 million, excluding the impact of recently acquired TGR Biosciences.

Baylor College of Medicine's Olga Dudchenko sad the approach could assemble de novo mammalian genomes for less than $1,000.

The revenue increase was primarily driven by collaborative development services activities with partners including Qiagen.

A study of more than 5,000 breast cancer patients found that multi-gene sequencing has rapidly replaced BRCA1/2-only tests, resulting in better pathogenic variant detection but also higher VUS rates.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.