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The data make a strong case that the methylation-based assay can pick out twice as many colorectal cancer recurrences as currently used CEA testing. 

The firm is also pursuing ovarian cancer screening and head and neck cancer tests using methylation-specific PCR. 

Through their combined genetic and epigenetic study of schizophrenia, the researchers have generated a list of genes affected by risk factors for the disease.

The firm's PCR-based products for HPV-associated cancers look at DNA methylation at specific genes and include several sample preparation kits.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: imaging approach to visual epigenetic activity in the brain, and more.

Using their m6A-LAIC-seq approach, researchers studied the epitranscriptome of two cell lines.

A suite of papers from the Blueprint project suggests that epigenetic profiling may be ready for clinical use.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic evidence of sympatric speciation in blind mole rats, Tibetan population history, and more.

Researchers uncovered four new multiple sclerosis susceptibility loci through a genome-wide association study, and linked them to epigenetic regulation.

The firm could begin to see its product sales increase following the FDA's approval of its colorectal cancer screening test in April.


In Science this week: gene flow between ancient chimpanzees and bonobos, and more.

A startup wants to match customers to wine based on their DNA and one critic calls the idea 'silly,' Stat News reports.

Researchers trace the origins of brown rats using genetic analysis to China, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.