NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – For an increasing number of consumer genomics clients, the customer experience does not end the day that they receive an email notifying them that their 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA test results are ready.

Instead, after reviewing their company-generated reports, many opt to download their raw microarray or sequencing data and upload them to third-party analysis sites where they can learn more about their ancestry and health, often for free or at minimal cost.

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The US National Institutes of Health has developed guidelines to gauge whether frail chimpanzees are healthy enough to be moved to a retirement sanctuary.

Osamu Shimomura, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on green fluorescent protein, has died.

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Stat News reports that the head of IBM Watson Health is leaving her post.

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With the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), genomes sequencing has been democratized over the last decades with the detection of genomic alterations, thus replacing Sanger sequencing.