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Data from almost 19,500 individuals did not show clear ties between a heterozygous mutation in the HBB hemoglobin beta gene and ischemic stroke risk.

As PierianDx grows, two customers weighed in on their experiences with the core product, the Clinical Genomicist Workspace, and its NGS-related services.

The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.

Metagenomic tools are shedding light on how microbes survive in and contribute to environments ranging from wetlands to natural oil seepage sites, according to presentations at this year's ABRF meeting.

In an assessment using standardized RNA samples, sequencing platforms showed both intra-platform reliability and inter-platform agreement, according to findings presented by an Association of Biomedical Resource Facilities working group at the organization's annual meeting last w

Sarkar, who is director of biomedical informatics at the University of Vermont's Center for Clinical and Translational Science, said biomedical informaticians should be involved wherever translational barriers need to be surmounted.

The subsidiary, MetaCytoLytics, will commercialize cancer therapies based on metabolic disruption technology developed at the University of Colorado and the University of Vermont by the same inventor.

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.