Reproductive Health

The researchers traced the expression of related genes to neural tissues and noted a link between puberty timing and cancer risk.

The firm can now sell VeriSeq NIPT as a CE-IVD in Europe for trisomies 21, 18, and 13, as well as some sex chromosomal aneuploidies. 

At the German Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in Bochum, Berlin's Atlas Biolabs talked about its first experience with the Clarigo test.

The company announced the new product, which covers variants across 600 genes, this week, and said it will be available to customers next month.

A re-analysis of "failed" non-invasive prenatal tests based on whole-genome sequence data revealed hundreds of rare autosomal trisomies.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.