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Just a Few More Weeks

The World Health Organization says that a test to detect the Zika virus is only weeks away, the New York Times reports.

The Zika virus, which has been linked to microcephaly in infants whose mothers were infected, has been spreading throughout Latin America. The virus has also been associated with Guillan-Barré syndrome, though that link is still under investigation, the Times notes.

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Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.

Bruce Booth writes at Life Sci VC that biotech clusters like Boston and San Francisco are getting even more consolidated.

The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.

In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.