The firm's ROS1 gene fusion kit was approved as a companion diagnostic for Pfizer's Xalkori.
The Japan Times says regulations are needed to oversee human genome-editing research.
Japan needs to catch up on its gene-editing research efforts, the Japan News writes.
Japan is creating its first biosafety level-4 lab in response to concerns about the Ebola outbreak, Nature News reports.
The center, based in Yokohama, Japan, will likely purchase at least one single-molecule sequencer in order to avoid PCR-induced bias in Cap Analysis of Gene Expression, a method its researchers developed.
A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.
Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.
Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.