By Monica Heger

This article has been updated from a version posted June 23 to include additional information about the project.

The UK's Royal Brompton Hospital said last week that it would begin sequencing the exomes of 10,000 heart disease patients on Life Technologies' SOLiD machine, which the hospital has recently acquired.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

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