St. Jude Cloud, powered by DNAnexus and Microsoft, offers free access to thousands of WGS records plus cloud-based visualization and computational tools.
If, as some suspect, alien life forms are not DNA or nucleic acid based, a genome sequencer may be the tool to detecting them.
Farsight Genome Systems is touting the rapid scalability of its analytic pipeline as it seeks to make its technology "future-proof" for clinical genomics labs.
Genomic informatics startups Gene42 and SeqOne announced a technology partnership that seeks to improve the yield and speed of rare disease diagnosis.
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services is one of two partners in Acute Care Genomics, which is testing DNA from critically ill infants and kids across Australia.
GenomeNext's Olympus platform now includes search results from Genomenon's Mastermind analytic and data visualization tool.
Sentieon will integrate its DNAseq and TNseq variant-calling technology into Qiagen's CLC Genomics Workbench and the Qiagen Clinical Insight platform.
Part of the donation from the Hall Family Foundation and the Sunderland Foundationwill be used to expand the Center or Pediatric Genomic Medicine and to build a state-of-the-art genome center.
The new, open-source GATK4 widens its coverage and compatibility with major cloud platforms while adding machine learning.
Genomics England, which runs the UK's 100,000 Genomes Project, has tapped Edico to reprocess thousands of whole genomes for diagnosing rare diseases.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.