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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.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.