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What to Eat?

Fast Company takes a look at startups in the nutrigenomic space that aim to offer personalized diet advice.

A new startup plans to offer personalized, gene-based diet advice, but there's little in the literature to back it up, Vox reports.

Eat Your Genes

The Guardian examines whether genetic information can be used to tailor people's diets.

The firm's approach builds on a pilot study for ISB's 100K Wellness Project, and study participants are invited to become customers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Metabolomics firm Metabolon and Spain's IMDEA Food today said they are collaborating on projects to develop functional foods and diagnostic tools.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pathway Genomics today said that Parkway Laboratory Services will offer the firm's Pathway Fit nutrigenetic test in Singapore.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA-based nutrition company GenoVive today announced a deal with Bariatric Support to bring GenoVive's weight loss program to Mexico.

NCI's Nutritional Science Research Group is seeking more information about ways to study genetic variants and bioactives in food for potentially fighting cancer.

Madison, Wis.-based LifeGen will use gene-expression arrays to identify genes in adipose tissue that are regulated by a calorie-restricted diet.

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.