Researchers isolate DNA from a 170,000-year-old Neanderthal skeleton.
QDx will develop, market, and process the QPredict Prostate Mitomic Test, which will be based on Mitomics' flagship mitochondrial DNA-based prostate cancer diagnostic.
A new grant program aims to fund research that will study mitochondrial genomes for their potential uses in diagnosing, identifying, and monitoring cancer.
The institute seeks to fund researchers who will study biomarkers that could detect mitochondrial dysfunction and its links to environmental stressors and exposures.
Mitomics, formerly called Genesis Genomics, is set to launch its first mitochondrial genomics-based test, for prostate cancer as it moves from an R&D shop to a commercial entity.
US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.
Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.
Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.
In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.