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Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.

The test, which detects DNA methylation markers, is being developed as an alternative to invasive cystoscopy, the current standard of care.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Olink Bioscience today announced a consortium formed to advance research into inflammatory bowel diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech today announced a deal with Norwegian organizations for the use of RayBiotech's antibody arrays for sample analysis services.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology today announced a licensing deal covering 12 colorectal cancer tissue biomarkers.

Researchers from Norway, Belgium, and elsewhere have developed an algorithm for determining allele-specific copy number patterns in tumors from SNP data.

According to the study's findings, the major vendors' platforms performed well in terms of reproducibility, but Agilent's microarrays showed better linearity and dynamic range.

Norwegian, Icelandic, and American researchers have sequenced a complete mitochondrial genome from 110,000- to 130,000-year-old polar bear remains found in western Norway.

At the recent GenoFisk meeting in Oslo, members of a Norwegian consortium announced that they have completed a draft version of the Atlantic cod genome using Roche 454 sequencing.

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.