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What's for Lunch?

A University of Nevada-Las Vegas researcher has launched a company to recommend diets to people based on their DNA, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

The company, still collecting utility data, anticipates that this more complex analysis will lead to better personalization of health and wellness strategies for its clients.

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.

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The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.

The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.

Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.