NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences reported after the close of the market Tuesday first-quarter revenues of $10 million, beating Wall Street's consensus estimate of $7.1 million.

The revenues compared to $270,000 in revenue for the first quarter of 2011, before the firm launched its PacBio RS system. The Q1 2012 revenues compare to fourth-quarter 2011 revenues of $12.4 million.

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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.