NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Biomarker Development Alliance and the Children's Tumor Foundation announced on Thursday a partnership aimed at advancing biomarkers for neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow in the nervous system. 

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.