This article has been updated with additional details about the ClonoSIGHT test and to clarify that Sequenta is in discussions with the FDA to transition the diagnostic from a lab test to a kit.

Increasingly sensitive diagnostics that can help researchers and healthcare providers track leukemia patients who have achieved remission and those who are relapsing after treatment are becoming an important tool in the treatment of these illnesses and the development of new drugs.

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In Science this week: factors influencing retrotransposon integration sites, and more.

A bioethicist argues for the responsible use of germline gene editing.

Some breweries are using DNA-based testing to determine whether unwanted bacteria are affecting their beers, The Verge reports.

Standardized N-of-1 trials will be needed to test out personalized medicines, writes Nicholas Schork from the J. Craig Venter Institute at Nature.