Nova Satra said it will use the EpiSwitch technology to develop and commercialize non-invasive breast cancer testing across 13 territories in Asia.
Copy number alterations in red blood cell invasion receptor-related genes that are more common in some African populations appear to protect against severe malaria.
Analyses of Clostridium difficile isolates from hundreds of European hospitals led to clusters of apparent hospital-acquired cases and of infections with other potential sources.
At the online magazine Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.
The analysis also traced the origins of the retroviruses to the ancient ocean and found that they broadly diverged alongside their hosts.
The grant, made through Innovate UK, will specifically fund a collaboration between Oxford Genetics and researchers at the University of Oxford.
The test is based on MDNA's Mitomic technology, which enables the isolation of mitochondrial DNA in circulation that may be used as biomarkers.
Genomics plc will analyze de-identified genomics data for the consortium to inform pharmaceutical research and development investment decisions.
Living DNA can break down the origins of a customer’s ancestry into 21 distinct regions within Britain alone, as well as across 80 different worldwide populations.
Researchers uncovered 60 genomic loci associated with birth weight and found that those regions are also linked to risk for type 2 diabetes and other diseases.
Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.
An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.
Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.
In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.