By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –The Supreme Court of the United States on Friday began considering whether to take up the case between Myriad Genetics, the Association of American Pathology, and other plaintiffs and defendants that could either shore up or change current US laws covering gene patenting.

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In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture in Brazilians, characterization of novel double-stranded RNA mycovirus, and more.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.