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.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.