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The firm's assay is designed to detect the relative abundance of bacteria species in a patient's sample, allowing doctors to improve long-term inpatient care decisions.

Armonica Technologies is looking to develop a nanochannel-based sequencing device that uses optical detection. 

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The technique will use optical maps and barcodes in order to generate long scaffolds from short-read sequencing technology.

The funding will support work identifying the mechanisms underlying the differential responses among pediatric and adult ALL patients to therapy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies has added 11 new members from the US and Canada to its Ion AmpliSeq Exome Certified Service Provider program, the company said today.

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An international research team genotyped more than 2,000 cervical cancers in New Mexico and investigated how different HPV genotype patterns were linked to cervical cancers, age of diagnosis, and more.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.