Driven by strong MiSeq and sequencing consumables sales as well as its services business, Illumina saw a 24 percent increase in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2012 to $309 million, compared to $250 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, officials said yesterday during a conference call discussing the company's fourth-quarter and full-year earnings.

The company also provided an update on its R&D pipeline for sequencing technology, including a ramped up effort in nanopore sequencing.

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.