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We aren’t even half human – microbes make up more than 50%

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In Malaysia, Novocraft Technologies is rolling out its first Genome Data Management and Analytics Platform, NovoWorx. Novocraft focuses on next-gen DNA technologies for various...

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In California, White Labs is working with a Belgian genetics laboratory to research, improve and expand yeast strains for beer brewing. The lab has...

Get Your Own Customized Beer Creation Based on Your DNA

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Genomix Nutrition Aquires Advanced Genomics’s Nutrigenomic Lab

In Texas, Genomix Nutrition, a nutrigenomic testing company, acquired Advanced Genomics's nutrigenomic lab in San Antonio. Genomix will now handle DNA testing in-house as...

23andMe granted first FDA approval for cancer genetic testing

In California, 23andMe, Inc., received the first-ever FDA authorization for a direct-to-consumer genetic test for cancer risk. The authorization allows 23andMe to provide customers,...

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