DNA testing

New research suggests that the physicochemical changes to DNA in a cancer-related methylation landscape can alter a DNA molecule's affinity for gold substrates.

Precipio said that its ICE COLD-PCR reagents will be sold with PerkinElmer's DNA/RNA extraction and isolation products.

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.

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An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.