Clinical researchers at the Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will use Roche and Caliper Life Sciences' combined automated target enrichment platform for a new 3,000-sample exome sequencing study, the partners said this week.

Under the agreement, the Genetic Laboratory of the Department of Internal Medicine at EUMC will use the combined Roche-Caliper offering as part of a new phase of the Rotterdam Study, a large, prospective human epidemiological cohort to characterize and analyze age-related disorders and their risk factors.

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.