The Ontario Institute of Cancer Research has published an interim report of a pilot project to evaluate targeted sequencing of cancer patients with metastatic or recurrent disease to influence clinical care.

The group enrolled more than 80 patients in the pilot phase of the study, sequencing 19 known cancer genes using the Pacific Biosciences RS and validating the results with Sequenom's OncoCarta panel, which tests for 238 mutations in the same 19 genes.

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A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.

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