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The firm's automated AIR sample prep technology quickly images, sorts, and isolates single cells for downstream molecular analysis.

The groups will conduct a study evaluating the benefits of targeted next-generation sequencing in the diagnosis and care of infants with genetic disorders.

Beginning With Two

A pair of researchers has been studying how rules that govern the translation of DNA into proteins evolved.

A new paper critiques the analysis and conclusions of the Atacama mummy genome sequencing study.

By analyzing more than 100 testicular germ cell tumors, investigators characterized mutation, methylation, and other patterns in four histological subtypes of the disease.

The third set of papers out this week from The Cancer Genome Atlas touches on ways to cluster tumors, oncogenic processes that contribute to oncogenesis, and more.

Using data for thousands of Chinese individuals, researchers saw new and known variants associated with type 2 diabetes, fasting glucose levels, and other metabolic traits.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: structure diversity of alphavirus genomes, assay for detecting SNPs using sequencing-based mismatch detection clues, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: half-a-dozen Aspergillus sequenced, genetic similarities between friends and classmates, and more.

Got the Skills

PhD training imparts professional skills that are important in a range of careers, Science Careers reports.

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The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.