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NEW YORK(GenomeWeb News) – The University of Perugia's Agostinho Carvalho and colleagues explored the influence that polymorphisms in a gene called PTX3 — known for its role in mediating immune responses to fungi — might have on an individual's risk of developing invasive aspergillosis infections

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The nuclear and mitochondrial genomes of Amborella trichopoda, published as a trio of papers in Science today, offer researchers glimpses into the evolution of flowering plants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Contract research organization ACGT today announced it has received CLIA accreditation.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen has acquired CLC Bio, a bioinformatics software company based in Aarhus, Denmark.

BOSTON (GenomeWeb News) – A targeted gene panel developed by University of Washington researchers found that some women, who had a family history of breast and ovarian cancer, and who had received negative test results from Myriad Genetics' BRACAnalysis test, in fact, had BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation

This article has been updated from a previous version that stated incorrectly that Gene by Gene has performed 1 million BRCA tests globally.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK agency advising the National Health Service which tests it should make available to the public on Tuesday recommended five tests and testing technologies for certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A federal court has upheld a jury verdict which awarded Enzo Biochem $48.6 million after finding that Life Technologies has infringed Enzo's patents.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, researchers from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Orion Genomics, and elsewhere reported on findings from a genome and transcriptome sequencing study of

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic patterns in snail populations across Western Europe and the UK — described in a new PLOS ONE study — point to a possible human migration from the Eastern Pyrenees

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.