NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalis said today that the US Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded it a contract to provide clinical exome sequencing services.

The Menlo Park, Calif.-based firm will use its ACE Clinical Exome Test, which provides enhanced coverage of 8,000 genes related to disease and coverage of medically important non-coding regions, to identify the causes of patients' genetic disorders.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.