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Mitochondrial sequences suggest some haplogroups found in Finland today arrived in the region pre-Iron Age, though population distributions have shifted.

By uncovering mismatches between Y chromosomes and genealogies, researchers estimated historical rates of extra-pair paternity in Western Europe.

The trial aims to combine personal information, pharmacogenomics data, and machine-learning tools to select the best anti-seizure medication for patients. 

 

 

Genotypes for more than 12,000 individuals from the Americas revealed contributions from European colonization, the Atlantic slave trade, and other migrations.

This report contains a quantitative, evidence-based scoring framework to help guide the evaluation of constitutional CNVs across clinical labs.

A single-cell transcriptome study found increased numbers of cytotoxic CD4 T cells, which could be an adaptation to the later stages of aging.

The government-backed project aims to better understand genetic diversity around the South Asian country while helping to inform clinical applications.

The Chromium Connect, designed for pharma workflows and other high-volume customers, is one of several products coming out of 10x's R&D pipeline.

The system uses chemical epigenetic modifiers to activate the expression of target genes by recruiting an endogenous chromatin-activating machinery.

The deal includes Expedeon's core proteomics business, as well as its immunology-focused subsidiaries Innova Biosciences and TGR Biosciences.

A preliminary analysis lends some support to covering NIPS for pregnancies beyond high-risk, and some payors have expanded coverage.  

 

UK-based Abcam has also taken an undisclosed equity stake in BrickBio, located in Boston, and will work with the company to further develop its platform.

Clinicians found interpreting negative results and variants of uncertain significance to be challenging, according to an analysis presented at the NSGC annual meeting.

The San Diego-based genomic analysis firm reported $3.3 million in revenue, driven by growth in North America sales, offset by a decline in international sales.

Using ancient DNA, researchers retraced ancestral diversity and human migrations through Rome and central Italy going back more than 10,000 years.

The German company offers rare disease genetic tests and services for clinical applications, as well as to support drug discovery and development programs.

The firm reported $14.9 million in revenue, driven by an 80 percent increase in product revenues, beating Wall Street expectations.

The collaborators are developing a sample prep solution for the Mission Bio Tapestri platform and are working on a hematology-focused panel.

The researchers suggested that the system's combination of speed and high coverage could enable new applications within the imaging mass spec space.

Fluidigm logged $26.4 million in revenues compared to $29.0 million a year ago and well short of analysts' consensus estimate of $28.7 million.

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Following its departure from the European Union, the UK is to implement a fast-track visa program aimed at attracting scientific talent to Britain, according to BBC News.

ScienceInsider reports that researchers in Brazil are concerned that a creationist was chosen to run the agency that oversees graduate study programs there.

The Washington Post reports that researchers are quickly analyzing the coronavirus that has been causing illness and sharing their findings.

In PLOS this week: common variant associated with BMI in Arctic populations, analysis of microRNA markers associated with being born small for gestational age, and more.