NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of University of Washington researchers has delved into the nature and frequency of passenger mutations in previously sequenced cancer genomes.
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The UK's Nuffield Council on Bioethics says genetically modifying human embryos could be morally permissible, according to the Guardian.
A new Nature Biotechnology paper reports that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can lead to large deletions or complex rearrangements that could be pathogenic.
The Wall Street Journal likens a prototype developed by Synthetic Genomics to a "biological fax machine."
In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.
Today’s challenging clinical next-generation sequencing applications require a rigorous, comprehensive quality control management program to ensure confidence in results.