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The test combines a genetic risk analysis with behavioral and lifestyle assessments, and uses  Thermo Fisher Scientific's TaqMan OpenArray for genotyping.

Researchers identified a new type 2 diabetes-associated site involving the ZRANB3 gene, which may have a role in regulating pancreatic beta cells.

With $200M in new investment, the precision medicine firm has launched a clinical trial matching service, is adding clinical data to TCGA, and is moving into the Asian market.

The deal makes Greenville, South Carolina-based Premier the only US lab to offer the genetic risk analysis assay from Spain's Patia.

In Genome Biology this week: study of 'dark' genome regions, algorithm to determine DNA methylation variation, and more.

In Nature this week: Integrative Human Microbiome Project researchers investigate host-microbiome relationship in health and disease, and more.

This new VC round brings the cancer informatics and precision medicine company's total fundraising to $520 million and its valuation to $3.1 billion.

In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.

With exome sequences from tens of thousands of T2D cases or controls from five ancestral groups, researchers identified genes that are frequently impacted by rare T2D-linked variants.

In PNAS this week: analysis of Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Genetics study samples, chromosome loss and gain in prostate cancer, and more.

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The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.

Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.

Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.

In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.