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The Hereditary Cancer Solution combines target capture probes from Integrated DNA Technologies with specialized analytics developed by Sophia.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

In a pair of papers, the researchers reported that the sugar pine genome largely comprises transposable elements and contains conifer-specific Dicer-like proteins.

Edico will make its Dragen platform available on new Amazon cloud instances, allowing users to scale up analysis capacity as demand for computing resources grows. 

GeneWiz will implement multiple Dragen processors to reduce turnaround times for its genomic data analysis services business.

GATC Biotech said it selected Bluebee's platform for its service because of its increased automation and flexibility.

The revisions, which are subject to approval by the ACMG board of directors, will likely involve the addition of five genes and the removal of one gene from the list.

Three papers published this week offer fine-grained detail about the Exome Aggregation Consortium's analysis and methods, showing the data's value in a specific use case.

Sentieon's first products re-implement the Broad's GATK and MuTect but offer 10-fold, and in some cases 20- to 50-fold, increases in processing speed.

A UCSD research team looked at whole-genome sequencing data for breast cancer patients to better understand kataegis and cancer prognosis.

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.