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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics said today that the New York State Department of Health has given the company's miRview lung assay final approval for marketing in the state.

A week-long power grab in the state Senate has left in limbo the future of the bill, which would award up to $3 million in tax credits to early-stage biotech companies that promise to relocate to or expand within the Big Apple.

A new study in JAMA finds that genetic tests might not be able to determine what diet is right for someone seeking to lose weight.

A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.

In Genome Biology this week: peopling of the Sahara, epigenetic reprogramming analysis of liverwort, and more.