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Researchers have demonstrated that they can detect more miRNAs, as well as other small RNA molecules, by sequencing these samples rather than using microarrays.

The company hopes to launch its first clinical cancer test within the next year, after spending the last several years conducting validation studies.

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In Nature this week: genetic history of early European farmers, and more.

Such an atlas could enable investigators to understand how genetic variants impact disease risk, define drug toxicities, improve therapies, and advance regenerative medicine.

Using two guide RNAs to excise chunks of the genome, an international team identified lncRNAs essential and inhibitory to human cancer cell line proliferation.

By modifying a library construction method, researchers were able to analyze tiny amounts of small RNAs.

Researchers have identified hundreds of new and known microRNAs in the domestic dog genome, a finding that could contribute to disease research.

Qiagen has submitted an offer to buy all of Exiqon's shares for DKK18 each, for a total aggregate purchase price of DKK683 million ($103.5 million).

The team found that a snoRNA biomarker called SNORA42 is linked to heightened risk of colorectal cancer recurrence and shorter survival. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Drug Abuse plans to fund research and development projects investigating the genomic characteristics and molecular pathways that may play roles in addiction.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.