NantOmics hopes to enhance its diagnostics platform with the addition of Genos' sequencing technology and expertise.
The company allows individuals to have their exomes sequenced from a saliva sample and share the data with researchers in exchange for compensation.
The exome-sequencing consumer genomics startup has added George Church and Dietrich Stephan to its advisory board, along with several others.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.