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

The genetic population structures of dogs and humans broadly resemble one another, suggesting that as people migrated, so did dogs.

The synbio company offers scale and lower costs in "massive" end markets, SVB Leerink analysts said, and could soon command an even more attractive valuation.

Under the deal, the companies will offer NRGene software for SNP set creation with AgriPlex's genotyping platform and data analysis software.

PathogenDx has developed a technology that detects pathogen DNA found on surfaces with applications in agriculture and clinical lab testing.

The newly public company has attracted attention from both investors and competitors for its technology platform used in antibody discovery workflows.

The Washington Post reports that US states and territories are seeking more funding for the distribution of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

The strain now accounts for about 80 percent of cases in Wales and Scotland, and about half of cases in England, the Guardian reports.

A new study suggests that using CRISPR to edit human embryonic DNA can lead to the loss of whole chromosomes, as the Associated Press reports.

In Science this week: ancient dog genomes highlight long ties with humans, genomic analysis of 40,000-year-old early East Asian individual, and more.