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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Exact Sciences today announced that physicians network MDVIP will make Exact's ColoGuard colorectal cancer screening test available to its affiliated nationwide network of more than 750 primary care physicians.

Bernadette Toner provided reporting for this article from Los Angeles. In acquiring genetic testing services firm Navigenics, Life Technologies has garnered capabilities that will enable it to formally enter the molecular diagnostics space.

Navigenics’ lower-priced program to incorporate genetic risk data in patients’ annual medical checkup raises questions as to whether personal genomics firms should be broadly marketing their services to physicians.

This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.