The National Cancer Institute is enrolling 400 women who have been treated for advanced-stage ovarian cancer in a new clinical trial that aims to find biomarkers that can predict ovarian cancer relapses.

If successful, the research could lead to the development of an alternative to an existing test for the disease and its relapse, which some scientists say does not predict relapse well because of its relatively poor sensitivity.

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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.