The Fox Chase Cancer Center has begun offering targeted sequencing to inform cancer treatment using an adaptation of Life Technologies' Ion Torrent AmpliSeq Cancer Panel via its CLIA-certified laboratory.

The center is calling the service CancerCode-45, after the 45 genes that the test interrogates, Jeff Boyd, executive director of Fox Chase's Cancer Genome Institute, told Clinical Sequencing News this week.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.