A genome-wide analysis of patients with type 2 diabetes has been completed and made publicly available. The data is a result of a collaborative study begun in 2004 at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard,

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

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