This article has been updated to reflect that the clinical sequencing services will be integrated into existing CLIA laboratories.

The Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is developing next-generation sequencing-based clinical testing, initially focusing on cancer, pediatrics, and disease carrier screening for genetic disorders that are common in the Jewish population.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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