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The assay, which received premarket approval last year, detects 14 high-risk HPV types and individually identifies and reports HPV genotypes 16, 18, and 45.

The company launched a "core" service using Illumina microarray genotyping, and has plans for an expanded NGS offering with Quest Diagnostics.

In PNAS this week: cell line to assay myotonic dystrophy type 1 therapies, gene involved in rice architecture, and more.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of Iranian ethnic groups, genome-wide methylation analysis of cataracts among giant pandas, and more.

A genomic analysis of ancient and modern samples revealed population clusters and ancestral contributions stemming from historical migrations and admixture events.

A European study, published today in NEJM, used a POC, PCR-based system to perform CYP2C19 genotyping to guide platelet inhibitor therapy.

Based on runs of homozygosity, researchers estimated that roughly one in every 3,650 participants had parents who were first- or second-degree relatives.

In PNAS this week: transcriptomic and epigenomic sequence differences in glioblastoma models, approach to analyze small amounts of extracellular RNA, and more.

The company will provide counseling in multiple languages and connect people to local healthcare resources so they can use the genetic information they've learned in their own care. 

The firm said it is helping customers convert from SNP genotyping arrays to an NGS workflow, which may allow it to access the ag-bio and direct-to-consumer markets.

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Gene editing could be an issue competitive sports need to address soon, four researchers from Arizona State University write at Slate.

A genetic alteration appears to increase heart failure risk among people of African descent, according to the Washington Post.

In his look back at the past decade, BuzzFeed News' Peter Aldhous writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing has led to "Facebook for genes."

In Nature this week: genetic "clock" that can predict the lifespans of vertebrates, new assembler called wtdbg2, and more.