Life Technologies plans to commercialize a single-molecule sequencer in 2011, following an early-access program in late 2010, In Sequence has learned.

Life Tech President and COO Mark Stevenson told In Sequence during the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology conference in Marco Island, Fla., last week that the technology will complement the firm's Applied Biosystems SOLiD platform by providing long sequence reads.

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Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.

An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

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In this webinar, the first in the “New Frontiers in Liquid Biopsy Research” series, Bea Bellosillo, head of pathology at the Hospital del Mar, will discuss her experience evaluating an early-access lung cancer panel that detects copy number variants and fusions.