NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new study suggests miscarriage rates may not drop significantly when cell-free DNA screening is incorporated into the trisomy 21 testing protocol for women with "high risk" pregnancies.

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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.

Jan
31
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar highlights the use of single-cell genomics to identify distinct cell types and states associated with enhanced immunity.

Feb
26
Sponsored by
Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease.