Research & Discovery

The method detects somatic copy number alterations in whole-exome datasets without requiring input from users and irrespective of sequencing platform. 

The funds will support a multi-center clinical study investigating the test's usefulness in diagnosing elderly patients with lower respiratory tract infections.

golden jackal, Serengeti

Sequences from golden jackals, wolves, and other canines suggest the Africa's golden jackal is not part of the same species as golden jackals in Eurasia.

The funding will support eight interdisciplinary research projects investigating the interactions between social phenomena, human biology, and behavior.

The upgrade follows four consecutive quarters of above-industry-average revenue growth, driven by the biopharma end market, and the addition of a new CEO.

In Nature this week: mouse genome functional analysis, more sensitive chromatin immunoprecipitation, and more.

The Center for Data Innovation and HealthITNow argue for re-building of genomic research infrastructure.

A Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill to require articles resulting from federally funded projects to be made publicly available, according to ScienceInsider.

The US is heading toward another budget showdown, Nature News says.