Besides the new InnoStamp arrayer, which relies on magnetic stamps to print arrays, the French company plans to launch an infrared version of its InnoScan 710 scanner.
The new office, based in Chicago, will mainly serve as a sales and marketing hub as Innopsys looks to grow its US customer base.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.