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New Centers of Excellence in Genomics Science are to be established at the Medical College of Wisconsin and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, according to NIH. Grants totaling about $45 million from NHGRI and NIMH will be used to establish those centers and help maintain ones at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Southern California.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.