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 Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.
In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.
The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.