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Driven by strong pharma sales, revenues increased to $715 million from $687 million in Q4 2017, besting the consensus analyst estimate of $703 million.

The firm will use the funds to improve market entry and expedite development of its artificial intelligence-based software that analyzes single-cell data.

Cancer Research UK has awarded nearly £60 million in funding to three US investigator-led research initiatives focused on cancer progression and drug response.

The nuclease, which comes from Bacillus hisashii, has gain-of-function mutations that facilitate robust editing in human cell lines and primary human T cells.

One locus appears to be more common among individuals with Native American or East Asian ancestry and suggests there was convergent evolution of skin color among Eurasians.

A number of the genes implicated are also the targets of approved therapeutics or of ones under testing.

Researchers were able to classify 1,244 of 4,585 putatively clinically relevant rare variants genotyped on the UKB microarray as high quality.

Kansas State University's Barbara Valent outlined genomics research underway to combat a fungal pathogen with the potential to seriously compromise wheat production.

Bioké has signed a number of recent distribution deals covering the the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg including ones with Syntec and Namocell.

Researchers also found that Neanderthals differed from humans more in the regulatory than protein-coding sequences of their genomes.

An international team found 566 variants in 406 loci, 150 of which evidenced pleiotropic association for alcohol and tobacco use.

Results from two GWAS studies suggest that 15-LO inhibitors could be a viable treatment for nasal polyps and chronic rhinosinusitis.

At the Plant and Animal Genome conference, a researchers discussed the prospect of doing pan-genome studies in barley despite the plant's genomic complexity.

The subtypes — which were distinguished from one another using proteomic data — were associated with proliferation, immune response, metabolism, and invasion.

Researchers uncovered nearly a hundred loci to general risk tolerance and hundreds more to particular risky behaviors.

At the Plant and Animal Genome conference, Daniel Promislow provided details on the longitudinal, open science effort, which is preparing to study up to 10,000 pet dogs.

The VISTA T cell-inhibiting protein found on macrophage immune cells may contribute to poor pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma outcomes, new research finds.

In an epigenome-wide association study, researchers uncovered more than 1,000 sex-related differentially methylated positions among chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients.

CEO Brad Gray told investors at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that he believes the firm's GeoMx has advantages over competitors in the new market.

Among the updates provided at the conference on Wednesday, Luminex discussed development and plans for the Verigene II system, and GenMark touted its ePlex test portfolio.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.