The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched its Expanded Carrier Screening Panel for people of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. The panel screens for 38 diseases, up from 20 in a previous version.


Foundation Medicine's FoundationOne test has attained a CE mark, enabling it to be placed on the market in the European Economic Area.

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In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.

Changing the fat and fiber content of people's diets affects their gut microbiome, metabolome, and colon cancer risk, researchers say.

Broken links are found throughout academic publications, and some services are trying to combat such link decay.

Nick Stockton at Wired says that a pause in studying genome-editing tools should be used to find a path forward.