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In PLOS this week: deletion in NME5 linked to primary ciliary dyskinesia in Alaskan Malamutes, study of rabies virus movement in Ontario, and more.

The partners will use Biolidics' circulating tumor cell retrieval system to evaluate the cells' utility as biomarkers of patient response to cancer treatment.

An environmental DNA analysis of Loch Ness uncovered more eel DNA than expected, the Guardian reports.

Just Like The Old Cat

Agence France-Presse reports that the Chinese firm Sinogene has successfully cloned a pet cat.

By sequencing an Indus Valley Civilization representative and related individuals, investigators learned more about the South Asian ancestry, farming history, and languages.

The Belgian oncology molecular diagnostics firm reported a 17 percent increase in product sales but said that sales of cartridges in the US were lower than expected. 

Based on runs of homozygosity, researchers estimated that roughly one in every 3,650 participants had parents who were first- or second-degree relatives.

The company hopes to develop AI-based tools to improve the usefulness of its ESCAPE platform, which combines single-cell sequencing with protein analysis.

Investigators identified dozens of Alzheimer's-related epigenetic signatures based on cytosine methylation and other profiles in Alzheimer's-related cell lines and patient samples.

The team tested the system in living mice with progeria, inserting a normal copy of the LMNA gene into the animals to diminish features of the disease.

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New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.

A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.

Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.

In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.