NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epic Sciences today announced it has completed its Series B financing round raising $13 million.

Proceeds will go toward expanding the San Diego-based firm's R&D operations and capabilities to commercialize its platform for the molecular characterization of circulating tumor cells in blood. The technology is licensed from Peter Kuhn's laboratory at The Scripps Research Institute.

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

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.