We plan on living forever, but for those who have more or less accepted their mortality, researchers at the US National Institutes of Health have uncovered a gene whose expression levels affect lifespan, at least in mice.
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In PLOS this week: cell-free DNA from tumors is shorter than DNA from healthy cells, type 2 diabetes-related loci, and more.
Genetic analysis confirms that blood found on leaves collected near Marche-les-Dames some 80 years ago belongs to King Albert I of Belgium.
Researchers in the US begin to seek participants for the 1 million-person precision medicine cohort, the New York Times reports.
A new report indicates that women are underrepresented among US patent holders.