By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cronus Technologies and Axela today announced a distribution deal to market Axela's instruments in the UK and Ireland.
Laurence Bouet, Innopsys' managing director, said that the firm has placed about 200 InnoScan scanners so far, mainly in Europe and Asia, but expects to expand its installed base by increasing sales in the US this year.
John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.
Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.
Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.
In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.