Somehow Jonathan Eisen missed it. A title for an interactive graphic in the New York Times was: "Mapping the Human 'Diseaseome.'" Once pointed out to him, he bestowed upon it his latest award. "What does diseasome actually mean? I do not know. And it does seem really unnecessary to me," he blogs.
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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.
Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.
In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.
Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.