By Monica Heger

One major hurdle in bringing next-generation sequencing into the clinic is how it will be received by payors and hospitals.

In a webinar hosted by Illumina this week, Trisha Brown, vice president of clinical affairs at Medco subsidiary DNA Direct, said that demonstrating the technology's cost effectiveness will be key to gaining reimbursement and encouraging hospital uptake.

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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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