NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer Genetics said today its genomic test for triaging cervical cancer patients has received approval in the US as a lab-developed test under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulations.

CGI's FHACT test is designed to enable early detection of cervical cancers caused by human papillomavirus and help physicians make decisions about treating patients.

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In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.

Changing the fat and fiber content of people's diets affects their gut microbiome, metabolome, and colon cancer risk, researchers say.

Broken links are found throughout academic publications, and some services are trying to combat such link decay.

Nick Stockton at Wired says that a pause in studying genome-editing tools should be used to find a path forward.