The study, the second major clinical validation of the test, was published in the same week that Cepheid reported strong first-quarter results and several financial analysts raised their earnings estimates for the company.
Findings in a NEJM study this week challenged previously reported data that alleles in the CYP2C19 gene can limit how certain carriers of the polymorphisms respond to Plavix.
Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.
A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.
In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.
NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.