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Cytek believes the updated Aurora platform, which the company says can resolve 40 colors, may curb errors and costs for spectral analysis.

With exome sequences for tens of thousands of Finns, researchers identified deleterious variants linked to dozens of clinically relevant quantitative traits.

In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.

The Genes for Good Project has engaged 80,000 Facebook users via its online application and genotyped 27,000 people to date.

Keytruda and Ibrance demonstrate activity in molecularly defined populations, while a new cohort will explore Gilotrif in tumors with NRG1 fusions.

The University of Michigan researchers aim to commercialize the Hydro-Seq microfluidic platform, which isolates and prepares single circulating tumor cells for RNA sequencing.  

With exome sequences from tens of thousands of T2D cases or controls from five ancestral groups, researchers identified genes that are frequently impacted by rare T2D-linked variants.

The new technique, enabled by enzymatic library preparation and a tight bioinformatics pipeline, could have applications in liquid biopsy.

Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers.

Some 43 percent of new mothers and 23 percent of new fathers leave full-time employment in STEM in the years after having a child, Science Careers says.

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Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.

University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.

NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.