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The deal covers AccuRef's portfolio of CRISPR-engineered cell line-based cancer reference materials for low-to-mid plex clinical genomic applications.

The survey, conducted by SeraCare Life Sciences and GenomeWeb, asked more than 150 individuals working on clinical NGS about their quality control practices.

Only three out of 10 sequencing workflows detected all variants in a synthetic reference sample, according to a study presented at ACMG.

Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.