NESS ZIONA, Israel, Sept 11 – Genomic research often amounts to looking for a needle in a haystack as researchers plow through vast amounts of data searching for clues that will implicate a gene’s or a protein’s role in disease.

But at Quark Biotech researchers say they have found a way to more quickly hone in on the cause of disease by using a technique that allows them to narrow the scope of the search.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.