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In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

A study appearing in Genetics of Danish high school students finds that the population of Denmark is rather homogenous.

The Copenhagen-based company continues its relationship with Aarhus University Hospital by licensing the prostate cancer biomarkers.

The pipeline offers tools and protocols for analyzing data from reduced representation and whole-genome bisulphite sequencing procedures.

Exiqon announces an exclusive agreement with Aarhus University Hospital to license prostate cancer biomarkers discovered and validated by the hospital.

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A Danish-led team used 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing and metagenomic sequencing to characterize microbial communities in the guts of New World vultures.

The main application areas for the FFPE analysis platform "will be molecular diagnostics research and re-analysis of pre-clinical trials where drugs have failed despite relatively high rates of positive responses," CLC Bio said.

The $5M project aims to develop a complete platform for selecting FFPE samples, choosing sequencing technology, and then assembling and analyzing the high-throughput sequencing data.

The aim of the three-year project is to develop an integrated software and hardware solution to analyze patient DNA samples using "fast and cheap sequencing options."


Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.

In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.