The firm's EpiSwitch test for blood-based diagnosis of prostate cancer will be evaluated as part of the ongoing PROSTAGRAM trial.
The machine-learning-based method identifies relationships between bacterial strains and tracks their movements in less time, using less memory than existing solutions.
Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.
The UK developers believe that their device has the potential for multiplex testing at the point of care using solid-state nanopore sensing with DNA probes.
With genome-wide association studies involving more than 200,000 individuals, researchers narrowed in on 58 loci and dozens of genes with ties to a chronic infection marker.
In Nature this week: common genetic variants influence monogenic neurodevelopmental disorders, analysis of fruitENCODE, and more.
An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.
In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.
Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.
Jess Wade, a postdoc at Imperial College London, hopes to raise the profiles of women in science by writing their Wikipedia pages, the Guardian reports.
Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.
Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.
Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.