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Applied Biocode intends to have panel for identifying 18 gastrointestinal pathogens on the clinical market by the end of the year.

The company is aiming to uncover the cause of fibromyalgia and to identify new disease-specific genetic biomarkers.

The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.

The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

Using brain samples from individuals with or without autism spectrum disorder, researchers identified H3K27ac histone acetylation marks associated with ASD.

The projects focus on early treatment of prostate cancer and cataloguing mutations in difficult-to-diagnose diseases, among other things. 

The company's Irys genome mapping technology provides researchers with a non-sequencing-based tool that is essential for studying structural variation.

Flashy Variants

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

The DNA methylation age concept, developed by UCLA geneticist Steve Horvath, uses 353 markers obtained from Illumina methylation arrays.

The healthcare provider organizations are tasked with managing patient enrollment in the Precision Medicine Initiative.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

Bill Gates tells the Telegraph that bioterrorism is a serious risk.

The March for Science is to take place tomorrow, and supporters are tapping their creative energies to create placards to carry.

CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.