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Can Also Pay for It

The National Health Service in England is to offer healthy individuals the option of paying to have their genomes analyzed, according to the Guardian.

Be OK Post-Brexit

The UK science minister, Sam Gyimah, says researchers there will be OK post-Brexit at ScienceInsider.

Lots of Uncertainty

Nature News looks into how the looming 'Brexit' is affecting researchers in the UK and the Europe Union.

Issues to Overcome

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

UK regulators have approved the use of mitochondrial transfer in two cases, according to the Guardian.

Sam Gyimah is the new UK science and universities minister, Nature News reports.

Get Up to Date

The Telegraph reports that UK physicians may need to beef up their genetics expertise.

Stay a Spell

The European Union and the UK have developed an agreement that would enable EU researchers to stay in the UK post-Brexit, Science reports.

The deal follows the release of a report that, among other things, urged support for genomics and other life sciences in the UK.

Science Economy

A new strategy document indicates that the UK plans to invest in scientific to bolster its economy, Nature News reports.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

The University of Zurich's Ruedi Aebersold and his colleagues analyzed a dozen HeLa cell lines to find differences in gene expression, protein levels, and more.

In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.