By Monica Heger

BGI's 180 sequencers are churning out around 5 terabases of data per day on projects as diverse as cancer sequencing, exome sequencing of Mendelian disease, and whole-genome sequencing and de novo assembly of model plant and animal organisms, Joyce Peng, marketing director of BGI Americas reported at Cambridge Healthtech Institute's X-Gen Congress meeting in San Diego last week.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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