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The company is also participating in a study, being conducted at Hannover Medical School, investigating the genetics of susceptibility to COVID-19.

Illumina, LabCorp, and Providence healthcare will join the effort to collect COVID-19 patient samples in the US for immune cell receptor sequencing.

A new analysis finds that Neanderthal ancestry can be found across human populations, including among Africans.

Researchers used a statistical approach to identify Neanderthal ancestry in thousands of individuals, refining estimates on the proportion of ancestry in various human populations.

In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.

Microsoft is applying its Project Hanover AI to Jackson Laboratory's Clinical Knowledgebase to help tumor boards find appropriate therapies based on tumor mutations.

The longtime quest of one Microsoft data scientist to stop infant crib deaths has grown into a genomics and AI research program with lofty goals.

The company is also looking to expand the use of its FDA-approved ClonoSeq assay, which has US FDA approval for MRD detection in acute lymphocytic leukemia and multiple myeloma.

As one of six grantee projects, investigators from Yale, Harvard, and Rice University are partnering with Microsoft to bring forward a combined technique for the early detection of NSCLC.

Some partners are implementing their solutions on the Azure cloud while others will accept output from Microsoft's genomics pipeline as input into their solutions.

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Los Angeles brought and settled a civil enforcement action against the makers of an at-home test for SARS-CoV-2, NPR reports. 

The Guardian reports that Cancer Research UK is cutting its research funding by £44 million.

Technology Review examines factors affecting SARS-CoV-2 testing turnaround times.

In PNAS this week: mapping of ancient human migrations in Europe, recurrent gene fusion in breast cancer, and more.