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CBS New York reports that pharmacogenomic testing can explain why some patients do not get relief from certain treatments.

The two entities also plan to work together using the data generated from the tests to do added research.

It will be the first comprehensive clinical-oriented collaboration for CSHL, and is expected to enable the institution to more quickly move its basic biomarker and therapeutic discoveries to the clinic.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory partners with the North Shore-LIJ Health System to pursue cancer therapeutics research.

Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.