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RNA sequencing of patient-derived fibroblasts was able to provide 10 percent of patients with a diagnosis after whole-exome sequencing had failed.

German researchers have shown that RNA-sequencing can be a potent tool to identify gene expression signatures that can distinguish livestock animals illegally treated with anabolic steroids.

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Kinaxo will work with partners in Germany on identifying tumor-relevant signal transduction pathways using the firm's phosphoproteomics platform.

A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more