Nuclear and mitochondrial genome sequences from 120,000-year-old Neanderthal remains from Germany and Belgium revealed genetic ties to more recent Neanderthal populations.
Researchers sequenced 45 individuals from the Caucasus and steppe region between 3,500 and 6,500 years ago, teasing out distinct populations and shared relationships.
Arbor will provide reagents to Tataa for its courses on next-generation sequencing applications, while Tataa will distribute Arbor's products in European countries.
At a 7th century German burial site, researchers saw genetic markers from populations in northern Europe, southern Europe, and the Mediterranean.
Euroclone will sell Precipio's Ice Cold-PCR DNA enrichment products for use with liquid biopsies exclusively in Italy and non-exclusively in the rest of Europe.
The firm has developed microbubbles that bind to target molecules based on surface antibodies.
At the AGBT conference this week, the DNA synthesis discussed the new capture products and its overall business.
The team uncovered ties to Near Eastern and Levant populations with mitochondrial genome sequences and genome-wide SNP profiles for up to 90 Egyptian mummies.
China-based Burning Rock will develop cancer diagnostics for Chinese patients based on the Agilent SureSelect target enrichment system.
Heat-Seq, scheduled to launch in the second quarter, uses empirically tested molecular inversion probes.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.