In Brief This Week: Exact Sciences; CombiMatrix; Thermo Fisher; XDx; Exiqon; Diagenode; DNA Diagnostics Center | GenomeWeb

In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.

There are a few projects aimed at addressing the lack of diversity in genomic research, Technology Review reports.

A national assessment shows that US students lag in the sciences, but suggests that achievement gaps are narrowing.

Harvard's George Church discusses HGP-write with the Journal of the American Medical Association.