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.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.