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The programmable nuclease can replace restriction enzymes, enables cloning of large genomic sequences, and can deplete unwanted DNA species.

Heat-Seq, scheduled to launch in the second quarter, uses empirically tested molecular inversion probes.

A team of scientists believe that exosomal miRNAs holds promise to be significant biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease. 

Three individuals in a 17th century burial carried genetic signatures associated with Bantu- and non-Bantu speaking populations in parts of Cameroon, Nigeria, and Ghana.

Illumina's Nextera kits and NGS technology will be used in the the National Lung Matrix Trial being run by Cancer Research UK.

Agilent Technologies said today that it has acquired Halo Genomics, a privately held Uppsala, Sweden-based provider of sample prep tools for next-generation sequencing.

Boreal's prototype platform can differentiate and enrich for sequences that differ by one nucleotide from as many as 10,000 copies of background DNA. The company believes it has potential for use in clinical applications.

Ambry is Roche NimbleGen's first service provider in the US offering the SeqCap EZ Human Exome product.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.