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With this week's relaunch of the GeneTests website, formerly operated by the National Institutes of Health, Bio-Reference Laboratories chose to maintain very basic information about genetic tests, instead of asking for data t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Reference Laboratories today announced a licensing agreement with the University of Washington to move GeneTests.org, GeneClinics.org, and all other related properties to become a business unit of Bio-Reference.

Healthcare information technology startup NextGxDx has released a free, online platform for physicians through which they can search for genetic tests, compare tests offered between different labs, order a test, and receive results.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.