NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SynapDx today announced a deal with Illumina aimed at the detection of autism spectrum disorders.

The deal will link SynapDx's autism technologies with Illumina's sequencing platforms to develop tools for the early detection of ASDs, SynapDx said, adding that the companies will also broadly evaluate other opportunities in neurodevelopment.

Further terms were not disclosed.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

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