In April, Butte became director of UCSF's Institute for Computational Health Sciences and executive director of clinical informatics for UC Health Sciences and Services. 

Canadian researchers have found some 300 loci that appear to predispose American eels to better survive in fresh or brackish water.

The articles focus on test regulation and clinical validation, both in the context of breast cancer risk and general variant assessment.

The company made the move after several media outlets falsely reported that Ancestry had divulged the identify of a donor without a police warrant.

The decision proposes coverage for the test for qualified Medicare patients to help determine which early-stage patients can be more conservatively managed.

In Science this week: the Human Silencing Hub protein complex, and more.

Heads of various research funding agencies discuss how to encourage scientific breakthroughs, ScienceInsider reports.

The Kansas City Star examines issues surrounding newborn genome sequencing.

Researchers say their Research Resource Identifier citation format is catching on, Nature News reports.

Developments in scientific research are outpacing the IT infrastructure lifecycle. Avere Systems worked with Cambridge HealthTech Institute to survey 100 professionals responsible for storage in research environments. This report looks at the results of this unique survey and shares insights into the challenges expressed by respondents, like:

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  • Benchmarks for comparison
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This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.