Researchers have developed a positional mapping approach to be used in conjunction with exome sequencing to limit the search for causative variants.
The first apps will be for individuals at low risk for inherited forms of cancer and heart disease, and will require a doctor's permission.
The researchers hope that unbiased sequencing will improve their ability to identify infections caused by knee and hip replacements.
The service provides broad access to information that may be critical for physicians in providing precision cancer treatments.
Edico Genome has also signed a deal for Johns Hopkins Genomics to evaluate its Dragen processor for its research and clinical sequencing needs.
In Nature this week: modern European bison analysis, phased diploid genome assembly algorithms, and more.
Actress Jennifer Lopez is working with NBC on a CRISPR-inspired television show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Researchers trace the origin of one human papillomavirus lineage to Neanderthals or Denisovans, Vox reports.
The BabySeq project faces lower-than-expected enrollment rates, according to ScienceInsider.