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The cat genome houses nearly 22,000 protein-coding genes, according to a new genome annotation by an international team of researchers in GigaScience.

Back in 2007, researchers reported sequencing the genome of an Abyssinian cat called Cinnamon. At that time, the team reported that the cat genome had some 20,000 genes.

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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.