Throwing yet another wrench into plans to release a mass spec pattern-based ovarian cancer test for home brew use, the FDA sent twin letters last week to Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America. The letters warned that the test these two companies licensed from Correlogic Systems for possible home brew use may be subject to premarket review.

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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

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