A team from the UK and Denmark has developed a nanofluidic lab-on-a-chip design that makes it possible to do structural variant mapping, FISH analyses, and next-generation sequencing on the same DNA molecule.

"What we wanted was an integrated approach, where we get long-range information and we get short-range information," Kalim Mir, a visiting fellow in genetics at Harvard Medical School's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, told In Sequence.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

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Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

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