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.
Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.
A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.
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A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.