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In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.

With the California licensure, the company’s PCR-based Colvera colorectal cancer monitoring test is available in all US states except New York.

The company will work with medical faculties of the universities of Greifswald and Rostock to develop Dx tools for personalized, immune-based treatments.

In a pan-cancer analysis, Lynch syndrome genes were mutated more often than anticipated in tumors with high or intermediate levels of microsatellite instability.

The firm said it will use the funds to commercialize Colvera, its liquid biopsy test for earlier detection of recurrent colorectal cancer.

Informaticians at Spain's National Cancer Research Centre develop a methodology for evaluating likely drug efficacy based on specific patient genotypes.

The American Cancer Society today lowered the recommended age for screening patients at average risk for the disease to 45 from 50 years old.

The companies have signed a deal under which each will make its tests available to the other's customer base.

A multi-region analysis of colorectal cancers suggests samples from opposite sides of a tumor can help trace early, invasiveness-related tumor characteristics.

Molecular analysis of metastatic CRC in the liver has identified three molecular subtypes that can be coupled with clinical risk scores to inform patient risk.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.