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Some population-specific structural variation was shared with archaic human groups, suggesting they arose through long-ago introgression.

The Irish Times' Karlin Lillington writes that Ireland needs a national public genome program.

Polygenic risk scores have the potential to impact cancer screening, autoimmune disease testing, and therapeutics development, but more diverse data is needed.

Researchers used a high-throughput proteomic platform to find patterns of protein expression that could identify patients at risk of developing severe infections.

Swedish investigators have used genetic genealogy to make an arrest in a double-murder cold case, according to the Local Sweden.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: a web platform that combines large molecular and clinical datasets, a web resource for standardized single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.

The researchers presented their findings during the European Society of Human Genetics meeting, which was webcast this week.

The test is the second from Euroimmun to receive EUA from the agency. Its antibody test received the designation last Month.

Researchers analyzed evolutionarily constrained non-coding mutations in genome sequences from dozens of glioblastoma patients, identifying regulation-related changes.

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A genome-wide association study has uncovered patient variants linked to COVID-19 severity, The Scientist reports.


The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.

NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.