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The ICSASG recommends Sanger sequencing or a technology of equivalent read length and quality, rather than one of the current next-generation sequencing technologies, for the first phase of the project. The second phase will likely involve novel sequencing technologies.

Sequencing for Disease

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Clinical labs are testing the waters with next-gen sequencers. Utah's Rong Mao reports on early work with tests for cystic fibrosis and other diseases.

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Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.