Magdalena Walkiewicz from Baylor College of Medicine and Carin Yates from GeneDx presented their labs' initial findings from exome sequencing of fetal DNA samples.
Under their deal, each company will provide their customers with access to the others' services for studying host-microbiome relationships.
A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.
Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.
Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.