Both groups published methods that use padlock probes to target large numbers of loci containing CpG sites. In addition, one group developed a genome-wide approach that relies on a methylation-sensitive restriction enzyme.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
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NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.