Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been awarded US Patent No. 9,310,361, "Multifunctional encoded particles for high-throughput analysis."
In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.
An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.
Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.
Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.