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In a training subset of the larger cohort, the company was able to develop classifiers that detected many cancers while minimizing false positives.

The award expands an existing collaboration between the firms for automated organism design.

Through their partnership, Genomenon and Veritas Genetics hope to develop a new literature prioritization engine to bring down the cost of WGS interpretation.

The firm said it will use the funding to consolidate its position in clinical diagnostics, establish a US office, and enter new diagnostic markets.

As part of a collaboration with Freenome, Institut Curie will look for correlations between circulating biomarkers and human response to cancer immunotherapies.

As genomics increasingly becomes a part of healthcare, more diverse datasets will be needed to avoid biases in algorithms used to analyze data and make diagnoses.

At HIMSS18, Eric Schmidt announced a new healthcare API for Google Cloud and explored how predictive analytics might change medical care and research for the better.

The Israeli molecular diagnostics company will use artificial intelligence and phenotypic analysis to increase the diagnostic rate of its genetic tests.

Startup Optra Health has added Alexa and Cortana compatibility to its AI platform to help consumers understand Ancestry.com- and 23andMe-type genetic tests.

The latest release of Sophia AI merges imaging analysis with genomic medicine in pursuit of better diagnosis and treatment.

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Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.

Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.

Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.

In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.