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Microarrays & Multiplexing

News on microarrays, multiplexing, genotyping, cytogenetics, gene expression profiling in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Researchers compared schizophrenia genetic risk loci in individuals from East Asian and European populations, uncovering many shared features.

By uncovering mismatches between Y chromosomes and genealogies, researchers estimated historical rates of extra-pair paternity in Western Europe.

Genotypes for more than 12,000 individuals from the Americas revealed contributions from European colonization, the Atlantic slave trade, and other migrations.

The firm reported $14.9 million in revenue, driven by an 80 percent increase in product revenues, beating Wall Street expectations.

The company plans to market  its GeoMx instruments for broader, more discovery-oriented research with a sequencing-based readout.

Bioethicists disagree with a research team's decision to allow the return of risk results for adult-onset conditions from a newborn sequencing project, according to Reuters.

Alterations to particular gene may enable the Quechua of Peru to better tolerate high-altitude life, Ars Technica reports.

Nature News reports that additional South Korean researchers have included the names of children on scientific papers when they did not contribute to the work.

In PLOS this week: statistical approach to prioritize rare variant searches, gene expression alterations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and more.