NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies published online yesterday in Nature Genetics is expanding — and starting to delve into — the list of genetic loci associated with blood lipid levels.

The lipid-linked SNP set includes variants associated with other conditions, too, the papers suggest, pointing to particular ties between some variants influencing levels of blood triglycerides and those contributing to coronary artery disease risk.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

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