Microsynth

This article has been updated from a previous version to include updated specs from PacBio on the average read length for its sequencer.

Under the agreement, Microsynth, based in Balgach, Switzerland, will provide all customers receiving high-throughput sequencing data with a license to CLC's Genomics Workbench software.

Microsynth's sequencing and genomics services customers will receive licenses for CLC Bio's Genomics Workbench.

Helix customers can purchase apps that interpret different aspects of their genome, Technology Review reports.

The New York Times reports that a number of companies and research institutes are pursuing gene therapies.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.