NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Institutes of Health plans to spend as much as $20 million over the next five years to fund five or six genome-wide association studies aimed at identifying genetic links to type 2 diabetes found in multiple ethnic groups in the US, the agency said last week.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.