Gene Security Network

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gene Security Network today announced it has completed a $20 million financing round and changed its name to Natera.

International DNA testing provider easyDNA last week launched its prenatal paternity testing service in Australia.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
Last week, Gene Security Network, a prenatal genetic testing firm based in Redwood, Calif. launched a non-invasive prenatal paternity test.

Gene Security Network is using an NIH grant to further develop its non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test for Down syndrome and other genetic disorders.

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

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.

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