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The company — develops tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases in whole blood — is targeting C$3.7 million in a private placement financing round.

In Science this week: three studies from the Ruminant Genome Project, and more.

A new analysis indicates that colorectal cancer metastases arise from a small number of cells before the primary tumor is large enough to be detected clinically.

The firm is in the midst of a clinical trial called NOVA to compare its circulating-tumor DNA-based Colvera test to DiaSorin's carcinoembryonic antigen assay.

Oncore and its partners will commercialize GeneNews' ColonSentry test in all countries outside the US and Canada under the five-year exclusive agreement

Cancer Moonshot-funded teams are profiling pre-cancers in an effort to establish targeted treatment, detection, and prevention methods that can be applied before cancers form.

The FLASH method, which depletes unwanted DNA from samples, allows labs to perform deep metagenomic sequencing on smaller, less expensive instruments.

The researchers have used nCounter, an FDA-cleared platform from NanoString Technologies, to develop their gene expression assay for subtype classification.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.

The Australian firm will use the proceeds for R&D, expansion in China, and to fund the development of polygenic risk tests with TGen in the US.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.