Sequenom said last week that it has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against Aria Diagnostics to stop the production and use of its sequencing-based test for detecting fetal chromosomal aneuploidy.

According to a statement, Sequenom wants to "stop Aria from making, using, selling, or offering for sale, importing, or exporting" tests that Sequenom claims infringe on a patent it holds until pending litigation is resolved.

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Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.