Genetics & Genomics Tools & Technology

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

The startup is launching an instrument that will process up to 10,000 single cells for DNA sequencing as well as a panel that will target AML genes. 

Based on genotypes for people with or without food allergies, investigators saw loci near immune, inflammation, and epithelial genes.

Researchers from Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine said sequencing has clinical utility and is cost effective.

According to survey results presented at ASHG, most genetics experts support somatic and germline gene editing, though few favor trait enhancement.

A review by Max Planck researcher Matthias Mann and colleagues suggests that improved mass spec performance could enable more effective plasma marker discovery.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.