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The researchers were able to distinguish pathogenic variants from benign ones, which could help to improve diagnostic genetic testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI, Imperial College of London, and Waters today signed a framework agreement to accelerate translational medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team has uncovered a gene expression signature in host blood that appears to have potential for more accurately detecting and diagnosing tuberculosis infections in children.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Researchers have linked low copy-number levels of the salivary amylase gene to obesity risk, a finding they reported in Nature Genetics yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new Nature Genetics study hints that a combination of ineffective control strategies and new adaptations by Mycobacterium tuberculosis populations have con

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A New England Journal of Medicine study suggests high-risk variants in the apolipoprotein L1 gene APOL1 can contribute to more rapid kidney disease progression in individuals of A

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A blood-based gene expression signature is showing promise for detecting active tuberculosis in blood samples from individuals with or without concurrent HIV infections, according to new research.

A genome sequencing study in Nature offered hints about genetic strategies organisms may use to maintain species diversity, even in the absence of sexual repr

Skincare company GeneOnyx last week debuted an over-the-counter genetic analysis test for personalized skincare based on rapid DNA and RNA detection technology developed by partner DNA Electronics.

Researchers in the UK have compared a PCR-based and a capture hybridization-based assay for sequencing panels of inherited cardiovascular disease genes and have found both to be suitable for diagnostics in principle, though their sensitivity needs to be optimized.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.