This Week in Science

Researchers from Harvard University and elsewhere unveil VirScan, a screening technique that can identify an individual's complete viral history from a small blood sample, in Science this week. The method analyzes antiviral antibodies using immunoprecipitation and massively parallel DNA sequencing of a bacteriophage library that displays proteome-wide peptides from all human viruses.

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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.