The firm plans to release an upgrade that will improve read lengths and throughput, with an eye toward being a player in the population sequencing market.
Large-scale population sequencing projects and consumer genomics markets are picking up and oncology continues to be a strong market for Illumina.
DeCode's new offering adds to an ongoing controversy over whether people in the island country have a right to know if they are at increased risk for disease.
During a webcast to discuss the recent funding announcement for genome centers, project organizers offered details on data generation and return of results.
The release of farmed Chinese giant salamanders may push wild populations to extinction, as their genetics differ, the New York Times writes.
Two new studies used ancient and modern-day genomes to tease apart Indigenous migrations in the Americas and ancestry patterns by the first Icelandic settlers.
Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.
Using genome sequences for hundreds of ancient individuals, researchers have analyzed population dynamics and displacements around the Eurasian steppe.
The opening up of the All of Us research initiative should result in more genetic data from a more diverse population, addressing a longstanding issue with genomics research.
Based on genome data for 3,010 Asian rice accessions, researchers retraced the domestication history and diversity of Xian/Indica and Geng/Japonica rice.
The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.
Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.
Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.