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.

The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.