The decision should reduce uncertainty in the field of molecular diagnostics.
Stories Tagged "dna"
Putting genome data into the public domain advances science, but nearly all of it can be linked to someone.
A new venture lets patients choose how their data is used for medical research and offers sophisticated privacy settings.
Sequencing a complete human genome may soon cost less than an iPhone. Will BGI-Shenzhen decode yours?
Researchers who have used the biomolecule to encode MP3s, text files, and JPEGs say it will be a competitive storage medium in just a few decades.
A startup called GenePeeks will identify recessive diseases that could show up in children of sperm-bank clients and donors.
A fast, cheap way to identify neuron-to-neuron connections could shed light on disorders including autism and schizophrenia.
A company has developed a simple blood test to identify most cases of autism—but determining if it really works is not so simple.
The blood tests may herald a new wave of noninvasive prenatal screening.
The technique was once considered too error-prone to be useful, but a computational fix could bring it into the world of medical research.