NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved a drug to be given based on the genomic features in cancer patients' tumors, instead of where the tumor occurs in their bodies.
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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.
Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.
China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports.
In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.