BioChain

The deal covers a panel of blood-based DNA methylation biomarkers derived in part from Epigenomics' bronchoalveolar lavage-based Epi proLung BL test.

The samples, which include non-small cell lung cancer samples, will be screened for cancer fusions, copy number variations, SNPs, and insertions and deletions.

The Chinese guideline recommends the use of the Septin-9 DNA methylation assay as the standard of care for early colorectal cancer screening.

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.