Novogene

The firms plan to focus on sample processing methods, workflow automation, algorithms, and database construction. 

Novogene will validate Trovagene's proprietary urine collection and nucleic acid preservation device, NextCollect, and develop tests for the Chinese market.

The Genome Institute of Singapore will collaborate with the new center to develop applications related to cancer diagnosis and treatment stratification.

The genomic sequencing firm will use the financing to support growth in both the research and clinical NGS market. 

NovogeneAIT Genomics Singapore plans to collaborate with research institutes, utilizing the Illumina HiSeq X Ten for whole-genome sequencing. 

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.