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News on genetics and genomics applications in the Ag-Bio, Veterinary, Forensics, Food Safety, and Environmental Testing markets.

The deal is the first for Hong Kong-based Prenetics and marks its foray into the consumer genomics space.

The award expands an existing collaboration between the firms for automated organism design.

An international team of researchers reported that the coronavirus is similar to viruses found in horseshoe bats, a known reservoir of the SARS coronavirus.

Pairwise, an agricultural startup using gene editing to address global food challenges, was cofounded by Feng Zhang, David Liu, and Keith Joung.

A collection of more than 500 bacteria and archaea may provide insights into lignocellulose breakdown and methane production in the guts of ruminant animals.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.