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A gene-environment analysis involving 10,346 twins suggests parents are more restrictive when feeding children who have a genetic propensity for weight gain.

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen used mass spectrometry to analyze dental plaque from 21 individuals recovered from a medieval Danish gravesite.

Eurofins will distribute Synthego's sgRNA products to its customers in 44 countries.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.

Bioké will distribute Ireland-based Syntec's Medimachine semi-automated homogenizer products in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

The company's first product will use electronic health records, predictive blood-based biomarkers, and other genomic information to guide kidney disease treatment.

Researchers in the US and Europe are implementing pathogen sequencing surveillance programs to track infectious diseases within hospitals.

The researchers hope the datasets from their study can help to explain the effects of disease-associated variants on specific cell types of the immune system.

The Finnish firm will use the funds to commercialize its Novodiag molecular diagnostics system.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.