This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, researchers from the FANTOM consortium present two atlases of regions of the genome that control and enhance gene expression. In the first paper, scientists map transcription start sites and their usage in human and mouse primary cells, cell lines, and tissues as part of an effort to better understand transcriptional regulatory networks.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.