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A University of Nevada-Las Vegas researcher has launched a company to recommend diets to people based on their DNA, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PositiveID said today that its subsidiary MicroFluidic Systems is partnering with the University of Nevada to complete development of PositiveID's biodosimetry cartridge for measuring radiation levels.

The University of Nevada’s School of Medicine will use a March of Dimes grant to study gene expression in a variant that could be used to develop a screening test for preterm birth.

New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.