By Molika Ashford
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.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.
With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.