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Built by two of the creators of Nextflow, former Techstars company Lifebit makes scaleable genomic analysis technology that runs in the cloud.

PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.

Eric Green, NHGRI director

Fifteen years after the Human Genome Project was declared completed, genomic medicine is beginning to be implemented, sooner than Green and others had expected.

With the Series B funding, Sytenkabio will consolidate its headquarters in Seoul, validate its technology, and look to expand into international markets.

The companies are joining their respective technologies to create an end-to-end genomic data analysis solution.

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.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.