Israeli Ministry of Health

Galil Genetic Analysis recently began offering its OncoGenetics RDMGGA 1.0 Re-sequencing Chip as a service to its customers in Israel, according to the company's CEO.

The Israeli government has decided to make microarray-based prenatal genetic testing available to its citizens for free.

The partnership is one of several for TessArae, which has traditionally served the infectious disease-testing market, but has recently begun offering services to genetic disease-testing firms.

The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.