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"Myriad is very much a player in the field of companion diagnostics," Myriad Genetics CEO Peter Meldrum told investors at the Goldman Sachs annual global healthcare conference earlier this month.

Helix customers can purchase apps that interpret different aspects of their genome, Technology Review reports.

The New York Times reports that a number of companies and research institutes are pursuing gene therapies.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.