By Julia Karow

This story was originally published June 14.

Illumina has lowered the price for its Individual Genome Sequencing Service to between $7,500 and $10,000, depending on the application, as it sees growing demand for the service in the clinical area.

The company said that demand for IGS from individuals with health issues has been higher than expected, and that it has secured insurance reimbursement for two cases so far, earlier than anticipated.

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Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

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