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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.

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.