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In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Australia and Canada report on findings from a genome sequencing — and population re-sequencing — study of Chardonnay wine plant clones. After using single-molecule, real-time long read sequencing to put together a 490 million base genome assembly for Chardonnay, the team identified nearly 29,700 predicted protein-coding genes with the help of RNA sequence data.

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The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.

Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.

Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.

In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.