NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI-Shenzhen said late on Wednesday that it has again extended its cash tender offer for Complete Genomics.

The offer is now set to expire midnight EST on Feb. 22. The extension is to allow China's Ministry of Commerce time to approve the deal and China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange to register the transaction, BGI said. It also noted the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday in China, which is set to begin Feb. 9 and end Feb. 15.

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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.