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Genome sequences generated for the Autism Speaks MSSNG project provided evidence of genetic heterogeneity in 85 families, each containing two children affected by autism spectrum disorder.

The new method may help the genomics community learn more about these difficult-to-access regions of allelic variance.

Canada's Hospital for Sick Children and the University Health Network's Princess Margaret Cancer Centre are piloting a new IT infrastructure for analyzing genetic and other kinds of biomedical data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The government of Ontario recently announced about C$7 million (US$6.7 million) in new funding for four large-scale genomics projects.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced the Ion AmpliSeq Exome Certified Service Provider program and its first members.

Ever since the Supreme Court struck down Myriad Genetics' patent claims on isolated BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene sequences, industry observers have breathlessly speculated whether the company would take legal action against labs challenging its decades-long reign over the BRCA genetic te

This article has been updated to include a response from Ambry.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of Canadian research institutes, universities, and funding partners have launched a C$8.2 million (US$8 million) effort to conduct molecular and genomic studies of glioblastoma tumors and develop targeted, personalized treatments for the deadly brain cancer, th

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.