Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study
Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study
A review of 36 individuals’ sequencing results performed by three US labs finds thousands of genes that were never fully sequenced to industry standards.
Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study
Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study

A review of 36 individuals’ sequencing results performed by three US labs finds thousands of genes that were never fully sequenced to industry standards.

A review of 36 individuals’ sequencing results performed by three US labs finds thousands of genes that were never fully sequenced to industry standards.

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Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study
Clinical Exome Sequencing Tests Are Frequently Incomplete: Study
Kerry Grens | Jan 8, 2020
A review of 36 individuals’ sequencing results performed by three US labs finds thousands of genes that were never fully sequenced to industry standards.
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2019
DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.
The Hunt for a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
The Hunt for a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease
Shawna Williams | Dec 1, 2019
Researchers hope circulating biomarkers will enable earlier detection and better monitoring of the neurodegenerative disorder—and perhaps help usher in new treatments.
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Ruth Williams | Oct 23, 2019
An early-stage, blood-based assay shows potential as a method for sorting patients with suspected TB from those with other respiratory illnesses.
Infographic: DNA Detection with a Chip
Infographic: DNA Detection with a Chip
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2019
Researchers combine CRISPR technology with a graphene transistor to create an electronic sensor for particular DNA sequences.
Heel Prick, 1957
Heel Prick, 1957
Ashley Yeager | Jul 15, 2019
Robert Guthrie’s blood test for the metabolic disorder phenylketonuria launched a worldwide movement to screen every baby for the disease soon after birth.
Digital DNA Detection
Digital DNA Detection
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2019
A CRISPR-based electronic sensor flags target DNA sequences at high speed.
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Catherine Offord | Jun 17, 2019
Researchers identify a possible driver of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease diagnosed in more than 500 children over the last few years.
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
Amber Dance | Apr 30, 2019
Machine learning can analyze photographs of cancer, tumor pathology slides, and genomes. Now, scientists are poised to integrate that information into cancer uber-models.
Computers Extract Disease Clues from Speech
Computers Extract Disease Clues from Speech
Jef Akst | Apr 30, 2019
AI models can pick up subtle alterations in linguistic and vocal attributes of spoken language that may be indicative of failing health.