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By Julia Karow

This article, originally posted Jan. 11, has been updated with additional information from BGI.

BGI, China's largest genome center, said last week that under a collaborative agreement it signed with the China Development Bank last month, it will receive $1.5 billion in 'collaborative funds' over the next 10 years.

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.

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