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Variantyx Genomic Intelligence Platform

Variantyx has launched its Genomic Intelligence platform. The platform automates the complete NGS testing process from sample collection to sequencing, data analysis, interpretation and clinical report generation. It utilizes public and the company's in-house resources to detect and report clinically actionable variants to consumers. The company is also offering to use the platform to review previously undiagnosed cases to provide a second opinion to clinicians at no cost, it said.

The Scan

Mosquitos Genetically Modified to Prevent Malaria Spread

A gene drive approach could be used to render mosquitos unable to spread malaria, researchers report in Science Advances.

Gut Microbiomes Allow Bears to Grow to Similar Sizes Despite Differing Diets

Researchers in Scientific Reports find that the makeup of brown bears' gut microbiomes allows them to reach similar sizes even when feasting on different foods.

Finding Safe Harbor in the Human Genome

In Genome Biology, researchers present a new approach to identify genomic safe harbors where transgenes can be expressed without affecting host cell function.

New Data Point to Nuanced Relationship Between Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder

Lund University researchers in JAMA Psychiatry uncover overlapping genetic liabilities for major depression and bipolar disorder.