HalioDx

The company will use the money to continue development of its flagship Immunoscore colon cancer assay, among other things.

Companies are now expected to have their tests cleared by authorities for clinical use, and to bring their entire catalogs into line with the new regulations by May 2022.

The partners will jointly develop and commercialize gene expression assays to predict response to cancer immunotherapy, based on the nCounter platform.

The firm, HalioDx, was formed following the departure of Qiagen Marseille's executive team and all its employees. 

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.