NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI said after the close of the market on Friday it has again extended its cash tender offer for Complete Genomics.

The $118 million deal is now set to expire at midnight ET on March 1. The offer has been pushed back several times and most recently was to expire at midnight Feb. 22.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.