SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – A cell-free DNA sequencing approach targeting the Epstein Barr virus can identify individuals likely to have nasopharyngeal carcinoma, according to a new study by researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The team, led by Dennis Lo, described the method in a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

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