This Week in JAMA | GenomeWeb

This Week in JAMA


In JAMA this week, researchers in the UK and Austria present data from a 15-year follow-up of a study on the association between telomere length and cancer incidence and mortality. Beginning in 1990, the team evaluated telomere length in study participants. During the follow-up years, 137 of 787 participants were diagnosed with cancer and 62 died from cancer.

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In Science this week: gene flow between ancient chimpanzees and bonobos, and more.

A startup wants to match customers to wine based on their DNA and one critic calls the idea 'silly,' Stat News reports.

Researchers trace the origins of brown rats using genetic analysis to China, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.