Originally published Aug. 20.
In a lawsuit being closely watched by the drug and diagnostics sectors, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit last week ruled two to one that DNA sequences extracted from the body are patentable.
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In PNAS this week: statistical approach to examine intra-tumor heterogeneity, new genetic condition called otulipenia, and more.
Blood tests looking for biomarker changes could catch mental illnesses earlier, Newsweek reports.
DNA testing offers Korean adoptees a way to find their birth parents that sidesteps bureaucratic red tape, according to the New York Times.
A National Institutes of Health researcher has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity complaint against the agency, the Washington Post reports.