animal genomics

A growing number of companies are offering canine DNA tests for breed identification, genetic disease mutations, and traits.

The consumer genomics company will expand its suite of canine genetic tests, and has relocated its headquarters from Boston to Austin.

Mitochondrial and nuclear genome sequences from straight-tusked elephants indicated they were a sister lineage to African forest elephants.

Norwegian lab BioBank will market VHL's testing products for microorganisms, animals, and plants in its home territory.

The researchers' findings could have wide-ranging implications for how the modeling tool should be used and how reliable the data from it is in biodiversity and evolution studies.

This year's Plant and Animal Genome meeting featured its first rhinoceros-centered session, including information on genome sequences for four rhino species.

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Embark hopes the test will not only satisfy the curiosity of pet owners but advance both canine and human health research.

CyVerse, the developers believe, better expresses the platform's capacity to provide data management and computation to researchers across multiple scientific disciplines.

Under the arrangement, Bio-Genesys will use Affymetrix technology exclusively as the foundation for its commercial agricultural genotyping services.

The partners look to build on their collaboration to sequence the genomes of vertebrate species, aiming to sequence 10,000 of genomes by 2020.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.