BGI said last week that it is conducting RNA-seq studies in 500 neuroblastoma samples to show the technique's ability to predict patient outcomes as part of the US Food and Drug Administration's Sequencing Quality Control Project.

SEQC is the third phase of the MicroArray Quality Control project and aims to assess the technical performance of next-generation sequencing platforms for RNA and DNA analyses.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.

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