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Some of the market's most influential voices, including Kári Stefánsson and Linda Avey, believe that consumer genomics is not on the way out but rather experiencing a period of transition.

LGC will be Swift's worldwide partner for amplicon-based targeted sequencing assays for genotyping AgBio samples, including crop species and animals. 

The consortium will gather Nigerians' genomic, phenotypic, and clinical data in six geopolitical regions to study non-communicable and infectious diseases.

University of Manchester and University of Cambridge researchers found SNPs in genes involved in cell survival, estrogen metabolism, and transcriptional control.

The federal court order dismissed the case with prejudice, which prevents the plaintiffs from raising the case again.

By analyzing the genomes of the admixed descendants of the vanished Brazilian coastal Tupí population, researchers worked out how they likely settled there thousands of years ago.

Led by investigators at the University of Oslo, the four-year CoMorMent project is slated to commence next month with a total budget of €6 million.

The group is mailing pharmacogenetic information back to patients, with plans to deliver genetic disease risk and carrier screening results.

The personalized medicine company hopes to use the new array to inform new consumer and clinical tests, while also making it available to others for research.

In PNAS this week: genomic analysis of the venomous Hispaniolan solenodon, Epstein-Barr virus amplification in replication compartments, and more.

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The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.

NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.