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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.

A new study in JAMA finds that genetic tests might not be able to determine what diet is right for someone seeking to lose weight.

A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.

In Genome Biology this week: peopling of the Sahara, epigenetic reprogramming analysis of liverwort, and more.