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The NBSeq project will involve exome sequencing on some 1,600 newborn blood spot samples.

Signifikance's platform is currently used for analyzing and interpreting cancer variants but will soon support prenatal screening and testing as well.

The statement is a first step to educate clinicians and laboratories on the use of expanded carrier screening tests.

Sequenom CEO Bill Welch said at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that the company plans to bring "at least" three new laboratory-developed tests to market in 2015. 

Cheaper testing is enabling more widespread carrier screening of prospective parents.

The company's goal is to transition from a one-test provider to a full-service genetic testing company in the reproductive health and potentially other markets.

The partnership will enable Good Start to offer IviGen products and services to in vitro fertilization specialists and women's health professionals in the US and Canada.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Startup preconception genetic testing company GenePeeks has officially launched its sperm donor screening service, Matchright, with two partner sperm banks.

Gene by Gene will later this year debut a genetic disease carrier screening service focused on Jewish populations in the US.

Recombine is a relatively new genetic testing company that, for the moment, has a genetic disease carrier detection screening test called CarrierMap as its flagship offering.

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Master's and doctoral students in the UK call on funding groups to extend their grants for the duration of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Guardian reports.

Squid can make edits to their RNA within the cytoplasm of their axons, Science News reports.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is putting $25 million toward COVID-19 treatment research, according to the Verge.

In Science this week: researchers engineer version of Cas9 that is nearly PAM-less, and more.