By Julia Karow

The National Human Genome Research Institute has awarded about $14.5 million in grants to nine research groups developing new DNA sequencing technologies to sequence a human genome for $1,000 or less.

Seven of the grants went to academic groups — one with ties to Oxford Nanopore Technologies — and two were awarded to companies, Stratos Genomics and Electron Optica.

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An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.

In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.

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