Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.
The health system hopes to pair the data with nearly three decades worth of electronic health records as well as medical histories provided by contributors.
The consumer genomics firm says employer benefits programs could expand access to BRCA1/2, Lynch syndrome, and FH genetic testing in the general population.
Sequence data for ancient and modern individuals in Remote Oceania and beyond suggests early populations were replaced without corresponding language changes.
Researchers sequenced the genome of an ancient Caribbean woman to find present-day individuals are descendants of the indigenous Taino.
In Nature this week: genome analysis of citrus varieties, and more.
A Max Planck-led team sequenced three dozen ancient humans found in the Baltic to unravel the region's population history.
Using data from 1,000 Irish individuals, a Trinity College Dublin-led team uncovered nearly two dozen discrete genetic clusters.
Amgen will use BC Platforms' tools and services to study data in multiple indications, including cardiovascular and bone diseases, hematological malignancies, and other cancers.
In Nature this week: genome of ancient Alaskan infant, and more.
Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.
In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.