Scripps Center for Executive Health

The Scripps Center for Executive Health will provide genetic analysis services through Navigenics as part of its WholePerson exam, which costs $2,400 for men and $2,700 for women. The genetic testing component comes at an extra $850 fee.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.