Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have described a new approach for non-invasive prenatal trisomy diagnosis that the group argues is simpler and more efficient than other sequencing-based aneuploidy detection methods.

The team published a paper in PLoS One last month discussing the approach — a sample preparation and sequencing method dubbed Fast Aneuploidy Screening Test-Sequencing System, or FAST-SeqS.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.

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