By Bernadette Toner

This article has been updated from a previous version to correct an error in the description of the effect of the EphB4 receptor in ovarian cancer patients. Survival in patients with tumors expressing the receptor decreased by two and a half years. It did not increase, as originally stated.

After several years in stealth mode, computational oncology firm Life Biosystems recently shared some initial results of its informatics-based approach to personalized medicine.

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.

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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.