The company will donate the Infinium Global Diversity array it developed for the program to the three All of Us genome centers to process up to 1 million samples.
The US Department of Health and Human Services says it has not cancelled a fetal tissue contract with a University of California, San Francisco, lab, Science reports.
The US National Institutes of Health is sending tissue chips to space to study physiological changes that astronauts undergo in microgravity.
The endorsement is the agency's first through the Human Variant Database Program, for which it released final guidance earlier this year.
For the two five year grants, the NIH will favor applicants with experience providing counseling throughout the US and to diverse and disadvantaged communities.
Even as He Jiankui expressed pride in the work he had done to alter the CCR5 genes of twin embryos, researchers and ethicists decried him as misguided.
As one of six grantee projects, investigators from Yale, Harvard, and Rice University are partnering with Microsoft to bring forward a combined technique for the early detection of NSCLC.
AWS joins Google Cloud in supporting STRIDES, a nascent NIH program aimed at reducing barriers to large-scale biomedical data analysis via cloud computing.
Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.
The US National Institutes of Health has developed guidelines to gauge whether frail chimpanzees are healthy enough to be moved to a retirement sanctuary.
The Guardian reports that some UK physicians are calling for increased regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.
US tax agency says 23andMe's genetic health test can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Two Democratic lawmakers argue at USA Today that independent science is under attack by the Trump Administration.
In PLOS this week: networks of genes co-expressed in depression, role of minichromosome maintenance genes in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.