Using data on 185 human genomes, members of the 1000 Genomes Consortium have identified nearly 30,000 structural variants in the human genome.
The firm is nearing a market launch of the system, called the nanoAnalyzer 1000. The system is being developed for a variety of applications including genome assembly, structural variation analysis, and assessing DNA damage.
The New York Times reports on an effort to address in high school biology classes misconceptions regarding race and genetics.
60 Minutes speaks with Harvard's George Church about tackling the effects of aging and more.
In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.