DNA testing

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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.

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

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.