NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has bought 22 new Genome Analyzers, nearly doubling its stock of the Illumina-made sequencers, the company said today.

Broad conducts a wide range of biomedical genomics projects, and has worked in a partnership with the San Diego-based life sciences company. Before this purchase, Broad already had 25 of the analyzers in its tool shed, the company said.

In the coming year, Illumina said that it plans to increase the throughput of the analyzer to as much as 95 gigabases of DNA sequence data per run.

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.