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The companies will offer BGI's DNBseq next-generation sequencing technology along with Gencove's ImputeSeq low-pass sequencing analysis pipeline.

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In Science this week: open genetic genealogy databases can lead to the identification of individuals who have not sought testing, and more.

The two papers published today in Science and Cell have implications for both forensics and genetic research.

Initiated the by New York Genome Center Cancer Group, the Polyethnic-1000 project will focus on cancer patients from ethnic minority groups.

A study found that cis-regulatory variation modifies the penetrance of coding variants, and that variants' regulatory haplotype configuration affects disease risk.

The New York Genome Center created MetroNome as a way to show genomic data in the context of phenotypes, but integration challenges lie ahead.

The funding from the Mark Foundation for Cancer Research will support an initiative to investigate cancer genomics in ethnically diverse populations.

Researchers at the annual Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities meeting said they are joining single-cell sequencing to other single-cell analyses.

Lancet, developed by the New York Genome Center, uses colored de Bruijn graphs to jointly analyze tumor and normal reads.

Using exome sequence and questionnaire data, researchers saw links between motor skills and likely gene disruptive or missense de novo mutations.

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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.