Singlera Genomics

The firm also offers an NIPT, codeveloped with Yale, that its CEO said is differentiated by its rapid time-to-result.

It will use the funds to help expand the development and commercialization of its non-invasive genetic tests for early-stage cancer detection.

Researchers showed in a new study that patterns of methylation co-occuring at different sites could help distinguish cancer DNA in the blood, and mark its original source in body.

The company was founded in mid-2014 to commercialize noninvasive prenatal testing technologies developed at Johns Hopkins and UCSD.

The company's technology will be used to analyze samples from a large cohort of Chinese volunteers to identify biomarkers for early cancer detection.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.