This article, originally published March 18, has been updated with information from Oxford Nanopore Technologies that clarifies the beginning of MinIon shipments.

Oxford Nanopore Technologies said that with its platform more than 50 kilobases of sequence can be "easily obtained from single reads," which are limited in length by the size of the input DNA rather than the sequencing system.

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.