Early-access users of the Flongle said the small, inexpensive flow cells allow them to develop new methods quickly and to check the quality of clones and libraries.
The Personal Genome Sequencing Outcomes (PeopleSeq) Consortium surveyed more than 500 early adopters who underwent personal genome or exome sequencing.
The two genome-wide association studies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease uncovered numerous novel risk variants, including ones in genes involved in ciliogenesis and lung development.
The company believes it can provide tests to predict patients' responsiveness to specific drugs akin to the molecular diagnostics that have now swelled the oncology space.
In a colon cancer model, researchers saw transcriptional changes and population expansions in some checkpoint receptor-negative tumor-infiltrating T cells.
BabySeq Project researchers reported that genomic sequencing could find even healthy newborns who are at risk of developing childhood-onset conditions.
The investigators showed that template-free Cas9 editing is capable of repair to a predicted genotype, allowing for correction of disease-associated mutations.
Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.
Researchers used fine mapping and other approaches to prioritize proposed coding and non-coding causal variants at rheumatoid arthritis- and type 1 diabetes-linked loci.
Two thirds of families who attended enrollment sessions signed up, but those who did not voiced concerns about privacy, discrimination, and return of results.
Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.
Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.
Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.