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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Almac today said that its biocatalysis group and University College London will jointly work on a project to develop tools aimed at metagenomics and novel enzyme discovery.

UCL-Advanced Diagnostics, diagnostic service provider of the University College London Cancer Institute, has opened a new molecular profiling laboratory that will offer a sequencing-based multi-gene test for cancer patients in the UK and elsewhere.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery said today it has entered into a research collaboration covering gene editing with the Institute of Neurology, University College London.

An international effort using SNP genotyping chips to study the genetics of cholesterol and other blood lipids has turned up 21 new gene variants associated with lipid levels.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers in four European countries will use a €6 million ($7.5 million) grant to develop molecular diagnostic testing technology to accelerate diagnosis of respiratory tract infections, such as pneumonia, the European Commission said yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – At least three historical migrations from Asia introduced the ancestors of Native Americans to the Americas, according to a new study in Nature, though migrants from the first of these waves made the most pronounced genetic contributions to present-day Native

The researchers aim to find rearrangements in the small amounts of DNA that leak out from the bone cancer into the bloodstream.

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23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.

China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.

In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.

NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.