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The latest news on life science tools and technology in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Ancestry will focus more on family history and genetic genealogy, and called the move a "strategic but difficult decision."

The company's DETECTR disease detection platform will be used to help develop the technology and optimize the CRISPR enzymes used in the point-of-care device.

The company's BAMS technology combines immuno-enrichment of protein targets with MALDI to enable rapid, multiplexed analysis of proteins and proteoforms.

The sequencing company reported preliminary fourth quarter revenues of $27 million and said it currently has $318 million in cash and investments.

The contract was awarded under DARPA's Detect It with Gene Editing Technologies program, which aims to create a device to detect at least 10 pathogens.

Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.