By Monica Heger

This story was originally published June 14.

The Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia will begin offering whole-exome and whole-transcriptome sequencing services this fall to cancer patients as part of an agreement the center recently inked with Life Technologies.

The new service will be offered through the Cancer Genome Institute at Fox Chase, also launching this fall, and will be offered in a CLIA-certified lab on Life Tech's SOLiD.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.

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