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The firm has not published validation studies for the test, but new data last week has provided more support for the methylation-based method at its heart.

The firm now intends to set up an internal laboratory to experiment with different compounds, while building out its team.

The Washington State University and the University of Utah researchers said epigenetic variation may contribute to environmental adaptation in the birds.

The firm is approaching launch of its lung cancer test with new sales hires planned, but saw its Q2 net loss miss the consensus Wall Street estimate.

A new analysis hints that adenocarcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas may have certain overlapping expression patterns, regardless of the tissue of origin.

In Genome Biology this week: dynamics of sex-determining regions in brown algae, genome-engineering software tool, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: methylation-based predictor of age in mice, population genetics of the common bean, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: model to determine methylation effects of noncoding variants, Neisseria meningitides transcriptomics, and more.

The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptional patterns in breast cancer cell lines, study of non-CG methylation, and more.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.