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Combination of blood test and whole-genome sequencing technology could screen cancers

Combination of blood test and whole-genome sequencing technology could screen cancers

Blood test and gene sequencing combined to detect cancer

Blood test and gene sequencing combined to detect cancer

GigaScience announces publication of whole-genome sequencing and analysis of Wuzhishan Pig

GigaScience announces publication of whole-genome sequencing and analysis of Wuzhishan Pig

MRSA outbreak tracked and contained using DNA sequencing

MRSA outbreak tracked and contained using DNA sequencing

Whole genome sequencing could become prenatal standard of care

Whole genome sequencing could become prenatal standard of care

Studies provide first clues of balanced de novo chromosomal rearrangements

Studies provide first clues of balanced de novo chromosomal rearrangements

Ancestry could simplify searches for harmful mutations

Ancestry could simplify searches for harmful mutations

Research roundup: Financial impact of reducing surgical complications; Pay for performance to doctors, hospitals yields mixed results

Research roundup: Financial impact of reducing surgical complications; Pay for performance to doctors, hospitals yields mixed results

Translational Genomics Research Institute creates new center for rare childhood disorders

Translational Genomics Research Institute creates new center for rare childhood disorders

Researchers track spread of human invasive non-Typhoidal Salmonella in sub-Saharan Africa

Researchers track spread of human invasive non-Typhoidal Salmonella in sub-Saharan Africa

Intellectual disability often results from genetic causes that are not inherited

Intellectual disability often results from genetic causes that are not inherited

Consumer Genetics Conference to take place in Boston from Oct. 3-5

Consumer Genetics Conference to take place in Boston from Oct. 3-5

New NHGRI grants to help develop technologies to dramatically reduce DNA sequencing costs

New NHGRI grants to help develop technologies to dramatically reduce DNA sequencing costs

Whole-genome sequencing can track origin and movement of TB pathogens

Whole-genome sequencing can track origin and movement of TB pathogens

Scientists identify new genetic alterations underlying high-risk subtype of ALL

Scientists identify new genetic alterations underlying high-risk subtype of ALL

Scientists develop first cell-based model of Alzheimer's disease

Scientists develop first cell-based model of Alzheimer's disease

BRAF L597 mutation in melanoma patients responds to MEK inhibitor drugs

BRAF L597 mutation in melanoma patients responds to MEK inhibitor drugs

Researchers use maternal blood sample to sequence genome of an unborn baby

Researchers use maternal blood sample to sequence genome of an unborn baby

UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging to partner in new effort to combat Alzheimer's

UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging to partner in new effort to combat Alzheimer's

Researchers discover new gene mutations associated with megalencephaly

Researchers discover new gene mutations associated with megalencephaly