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One paper involving experts from Myriad Genetics and another from Invitae added fresh data to a contentious debate over the use of public variant databases.

Hospitals in Morocco, Cameroon, and South Africa recently adopted its SOPHiA artificial intelligence offering, the firm's first crop of African customers.

Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.

The Genomic Data Commons, the MMRF, and the Project GENIE are all inking new arrangements around sharing genomics data and crowdsourcing analysis.  

The firm is counting on its experience integrating data from the oil and gas industry to change the way pharmaceutical data scientists work.

The deal brings together two firms to create new "drug knowledge" to inject pharmacogenomics into clinical workflows.

GenomeDx will use its Decipher Classifier and Genomics Resource Information Database to analyze samples, for tumor aggressiveness, and identify predictive signatures.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: Virus Variation Resource improvements, resource Pharos and the Target Central Resource Database, and more.

The food safety firm is using NGS testing and data analytics to create actionable information for retailers and manufacturers.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.