DNA testing

Some Reunifications

The Arizona Republic reports that some young migrant children are being reunited with parents who passed both a criminal background check and a DNA test.

Dian selected the MassArray system as its platform of choice for molecular genetic testing and will commercialize it and Agena's DNA applications and products.

In 2017, Bionano had $9.5 million in revenues and a net loss of 23.4 million, or $7.66 per share.

US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

Detection of pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants implicated in cardiomyopathy declines in individuals with self-reported ancestry from under-studied populations.

Experts gathered earlier this year to write a consensus statement on prostate cancer genetic risk testing, counseling, and genetics-informed disease management.

A new consensus report suggests RB1 testing and genetic counseling to stratify risk and guide ophthalmic screening in kids with affected family members.

The companies will offer PlumCare DNA Advisor, a service in which customers provide a saliva sample for whole-exome sequencing and analysis.

The firm's in vitro diagnostic nucleic acid screening test performs direct detection of Babesia DNA and RNA in whole blood specimens from human blood donors.

Decisions, Decisions

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.