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A small study has found that two next-generation sequencing tests that examined the same cancers uncovered different genetic alterations.

The team is making several improvements to its MyGene2 platform portal in an attempt to encourage open sharing of genomic data.

Looking at European, East Asian, South Asian, and Melanesian genomes , researchers narrowed in on apparently adaptive archaic sequences over-represented in non-Africans.

The database is intended to provide the research community with a resource of control cases to aid in the evaluation of variants of unknown significance in breast cancer.

A team from Radboud University in the Netherlands performed a new detailed and transparent cost analysis for sequencing based on both static costs, and factors that may differ from institution to institution.

Researchers are making mutations in a cell's genome to mark it and later read out that information to create cell lineage maps and chemical interaction histories.

The University of Washington researchers intend to license the tool, called My46, to other academic and nonprofit research organizations free of charge.

Researchers from Seattle Children's Hospital report that laboratory utilization management has been shown to prevent order errors in genetic testing.

Tufts scientists and their colleagues called for steps to ensure that disadvantaged groups benefit from genetically based diagnoses and treatments.

A comparative genomic study identified human-specific duplications at a chromosome 16p11.2 region implicated in autism and other conditions.

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In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.

Arizona is planning to sue Theranos for "deceptive acts" and misrepresentations of its "capabilities and operation."

If confirmed as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price says he will divest himself of certain holdings, according to Stat News.

Oliver Smithies, who won the Nobel Prize in 2007, has died, the New York Times reports.