By Monica Heger

In the race to develop the first sequencing-based trisomy 21 test, researchers from GATC Biotech subsidiary LifeCodexx said that they have completed a pilot study in 45 patients and plan to start a clinical validation study in 500 patients.

If all goes well, LifeCodexx could launch the test commercially by the end of the year, the company's CEO Michael Lutz told Clinical Sequencing News.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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