The collaboration will combine microfluidic PCR technology licensed from Caliper Life Sciences and various innovations from Canon's imaging and printing products with sample prep, digital PCR, and sequencing components from UMD researchers.
Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.