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The Houston-based firm said that it would offer the technology as part of its service business first, followed shortly by a kit launch.

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Some microRNA array vendors say they see no sign in market maturation, and users say there continue to be compelling reasons to add miRNA expression profiling to their research.

The firm will use the undisclosed amount to optimize the protocols for its genomic-selection application and to start building a sales and marketing force that "will become more visible in the second half of this year," CEO Fred Dom said.

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As the National Guideline Clearinghouse goes dark, the ECRI Institute says it will pick up the slack.

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The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.