NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Geospiza has won a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute to fund genomic analysis software development, the company said today.

The Seattle-based company plans to use the Phase I grant to develop software that will be used in detecting rare mutations found in certain cancer types and to help make treatment decisions.

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Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.

Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.