Sophia Genetics has launched a CE-IVD marked, next-generation sequencing-based cystic fibrosis test. According to the company, it has developed a statistical method that enables copy number detection, as well as a realignment algorithm to detect variants in the polyT and polyTG stretches of intron 8 and to distinguish between various combinations of repeat lengths, which enables the test to identify and characterize all types of variants in a single NGS run.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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