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The researchers also plan to analyze how payors make coverage decisions for NGS-based gene panels, exome, and whole-genome sequencing clinical tests. 

The new company believes it can be the dominant clearinghouse for genome analysis apps or other tools, with free and unlimited storage of users' genomic data.

Researchers analyzed cytosine methylation profiles for 34 angiosperm plants, considering methylation levels and distribution across flowering plant families.

The urine-based test combines massively parallel sequencing with proprietary error-reducing technology developed at Johns Hopkins.

By sequencing autopsy samples linked to an anthrax outbreak in 1979, investigators got a glimpse at Bacillus anthracis spores from a USSR production facility.

Ancestral-specific reference genomes and uses thereof
Application of quantum dots for nuclear staining
Anuran cross-species molecular sensors
Achromatic lens array
Method for detecting and quantifying wheat endogenous gene
Microrna profiling for diagnosis of dysplastic nevi and melanoma

The Japan Times says regulations are needed to oversee human genome-editing research.

In PNAS this week: mutations linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, salivary proteins common among oral squamous cell carcinoma patients, and more.

At Wired, a science journalist discusses her decision not to undergo BRCA testing.

In PLOS this week: molecular surveillance of S. Typhi, genome-wide association study of attention in children, and more.

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