NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom reported after the close of the market Thursday that its fourth-quarter revenues more than doubled year over year, as the firm edged out the Wall Street estimate on the top line.

Despite the strong revenue growth, Sequenom's shares fell in early Friday trade as the firm missed estimates on the bottom line and gave limited information on test volume and reimbursement expectations for its flagship prenatal test.

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In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of Malaysian tuberculosis strain, database of bat genomes, and more.

An editorial appearing at The Scientist bemoans the high numbers of mitochondrial genome papers and suggests a different path for mitochondrial genome research.

Researchers and drug developers are excited about the potential of CRISPR-Cas9-based therapeutics, the Wall Street Journal reports.

US lawmakers want to develop a new incarnation of the National Children's Study, ScienceInsider reports.

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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.