Busselton Health Study

The company presented a panel of 13 biomarkers for the disease at last month's Human Proteome Organization annual meeting and is looking for partners and funding to develop it as a commercial diagnostic.

The landmark study begun in Australia more than 40 years ago has entered the proteomics age, as work has begun to discover protein biomarkers predictive of the early onset of diabetes in people with obesity.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.