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The company's new laboratory will allow it to meet growing demand for its EnrichmentPCR test for Bartonella spp.

Using bioinformatics, an American research team has found that more than a dozen species of Rickettsia bacteria — both pathogenic and non-pathogenic — share a conserved type IV secretion system.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.