Its Own Version

Ontario has been dealing with its own measles outbreak, and genotyping of the virus circulating there indicates that it's one that hasn't been identified before in Canada, the CBC reports.

The National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg says that the strains recovered in Ontario all belong to the D4 genotype, which is similar to, though not the same as, the one going around in Europe.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.