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The collaborators will explore the use of cell-free DNA for preimplantation genetic testing. 

The company's new blood-based test is the first clinical test offering that the company will be offering at its New York-based CLIA laboratory.

Genome Medical will provide genetic counseling support for Good Start Genetics' VeriYou carrier screening service.

Going forward, Natera said it will market its Panorama NIPT assay and carrier screening test Horizon directly to physicians.

The organization will promote public awareness of cfDNA-based NIPT, encourage legislation supporting testing, and push for reimbursement policy changes.

In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.