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The two new single-cell RNA-sequencing methods aim to overcome some of the limitations of single-cell transcriptomics.

Using Pacific Biosciences reads polished with short read and transcriptome sequences, researchers generated a de novo genome assembly for Castor canadensis.

The company had encouraging results for its breast cancer tests and provided an update on the development of its bladder cancer test.

The deal gives the firm access to Bioyong's network of hospital-installed mass specs on which it hopes to place assays including its Veristrat lung cancer test.

Objectives for this year include building a network of ELIXIR beacons, developing new features and security measures, and partnering with data owners.

In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

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