By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Direct-to-consumer genomics firm 23andMe has sent a letter to the heads of the US Food and Drug Administration and National Institutes of Health asking for a collaborative effort to develop guidelines for genetic testing.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Biologists turn to environmental DNA sampling to determine whether elusive or invasive species are shedding DNA in a given area.

Rob Knight writes at Scientific American that microbiome studies are about to break out of the laboratory.

Harold Varmus, the director of the National Cancer Institute, has announced that he is stepping down after nearly five years.

In Nature this week: omic analysis of permafrost microbes, hookworm genome, and more.