The National Institutes of Health said today that it has awarded $28.6 million in total to three large-scale sequencing centers to sequence microorganisms for the Human Microbiome Project over the next four years.

The funding is part of a $42 million round that also includes one-year awards to 15 pilot demonstration projects that will study the microbiomes of healthy volunteers and individuals with specific diseases.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

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