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The company beat analyst estimates on the top and bottom line, driven by sales of its Panorama noninvasive prenatal and Horizon carrier screening tests.

The company is hoping to add outreach to make sure individuals who want counseling get it, and to better understand the reasons why others might not.

The California startup is about to launch its first product, a noninvasive prenatal screening test for recessive single-gene disorders called Unity.

An Australian physician group issues guidelines recommending broader offering of genetic carrier screening, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

An Australian research team found that population genetic screening for hereditary cancer and for carrier status could be cost-effective.

ArcherDX plans to keep its research and development efforts in its current facility and move its clinical and commercial testing operations to Baby Gene's CLIA lab.

Run by the daughter of a renowned genetic oncologist, CancerIQ is expanding and raising money as it rolls out its testing management and clinical decision support technology.

The investment bank called Genomic Health a leader in diagnostic testing and said Invitae will benefit from growth trends in the genetic testing sector.

The app provides results for 15 genetic conditions in the areas of carrier screening, genetic disease risk, medication response, and health-related traits.

During the quarter, the number of billable tests delivered rose to 5,700, and the CEO said that recent investments in the firm were showing a positive impact.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.