Bioké will exclusively distribute Acea's xCelligence cell analyzer in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
Using extensive genetic data from an Icelandic population, researchers identified two rare variants associated with osteoarthritis and related hip replacements.
An exome-wide association study involving almost 2,800 individuals with dilated cardiomyopathy led to six new and two known susceptibility loci.
An NHGRI-led team found a variant in the SEMA4D gene that was present in people of African descent, but not in people of Asian or European ancestry.
The firm reported $3.5 million in revenue for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2016, and $12.9 million for the full year.
Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.
An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.
The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.
In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.