The Chinese Academy of Sciences-led team said the approach could lead to a therapeutic strategy for human aneuploidy diseases involving additional chromosomes.
In a study involving almost 23,000 women, DNA reflex testing detect 95 percent of trisomies while avoiding recalls.
Denmark-based Arcedi would like to commercialize its technology through a major diagnostic company.
Several commercial NIPT providers in the US said they are planning to participate in the new program.
The company says Panorama is the only NIPT that can tell whether twins are identical or fraternal, which can impact the clinical management of a pregnancy.
Under the terms of the deal, Dahui Biotech will distribute Devyser's prenatal aneuploidy diagnostic test kits in China.
A UCLA group and spinout FetoLumina Technologies are working on a clinical assay for noninvasive prenatal diagnostics.
At a conference last week, researchers from Italy presented results from 73 women who had mosaic embryos transferred.
Premaitha will issue Thermo Fisher warrants over 28,938,797 new ordinary shares and a second tranche of warrants in 2018.
Counsyl believes its data is robust, while Natera has called the methodology and conclusions "gratuitously wrong." Both published opposing response letters this week.
Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.
Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports.
In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.