Eureka Genomics has launched a human identification service called EG-Human ID Barcode. The test is available as a service to researchers and CROs, and will be available as a kit in the third quarter of this year. The service is based on next-generation sequencing and comprises 94 SNPs and one gender marker. According to the company, it can work with DNA from primary tissues, cell lines, cytoswabs, and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded samples. The kits can run on Illumina or Life Technologies' Ion Torrent platforms.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.

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