nanochannels

With its Direct Labeling and Staining (DLS) chemistry, currently available to early-access users, Bionano is pushing forward with more contiguous genome maps.

BioNano Genomics has launched its nanochannel-based single-molecule DNA mapping platform in Europe and plans to extend the technology to human-size genomes later this year, enabling researchers to discover new structural variants, separate haplotypes, and obtain better genome ass

BioNanomatrix has changed its name to BioNano Genomics, the company said this week.
Through the name change, the firm wants to communicate "its position as a solution provider for genomics researchers."

The Philadelphia-based Princeton University spinout plans to use $830,000 in new supplemental grant funding from the National Human Genome Research Institute to prepare for beta-testing of its NanoAnalyzer next year.

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.