BioNano Genomics has been awarded US Patent No. 9,310,376, "Methods of macromolecular analysis using nanochannel arrays."
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.