Gene Codes

Gene Codes has released Sequencher 5.2, the latest version of its DNA sequence data analysis software.

The company is appealing a US District Court's ruling in a suit it filed against the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York, which granted the city's motion for summary judgment.

The judge denied Gene Codes' request for discovery in a suit it filed against the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of New York and granted the city's motion for summary judgment in the case.

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Gene Codes claims that New York City's Office of the Medical Examiner violated its contract with the company by providing the FBI with access to trade secrets and confidential information about its DNA-matching software, M-FISys. The city maintains its innocence and has called for the case to be dismissed.

In its suit, Gene Codes alleges New York's Office of Chief Medical Examiner infringed on its software developed to identify victims of the 9/11 attack at Ground Zero from DNA. The city is countersuing.

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.