A study group eager to learn about genetic testing online was not won over by videos produced by academics without communication expertise.
The project is part of the Human Cell Atlas, an international effort to build reference maps of all human cell types using single-cell analysis.
In Science this week: four reviews examine what's known about the associations between genotype and phenotype, and more.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of genotype-phenotype associations in eukaryotes, DNA curtains to visualize how Bloom helicase works, and more.
In PNAS this week: C2CD4A gene involved in insulin secretion, chromosome rearrangements in recurring S. aureus infections, and more.
As part of the shift, DNA.Land, which was run as an academic research project, will delete all data by the end of the month and ask customers to resubmit it.
Columbia and Qiagen filed a suit against Illumina in federal court today, alleging infringement of two patents that were issued today.
The victory for the sequencing giant is just the latest in a string of favorable decisions before the US Patent Trial and Appeals Board.
The researchers have applied for a patent on the method, dubbed MaPS-seq, which could be used to identify clinical biomarkers or turned into a kit.
The group will start a pilot study at Columbia University next week to sequence genes from 600 Parkinson's disease patients before expanding to a larger cohort.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.