In PNAS this week: genomic turnover among pig ancestors, role of lncRNAs in vaccine-induced immunity, and more.
Researchers used exome sequences on almost 550 canine transmissible venereal tumors to estimate their origin, global spread, and evolution.
In PLOS this week: reference bias effects in ancient genomics, tsetse fly genetic diversity, and more.
The project, called Seq&Treat, will be implemented in Brazil, China, Georgia, India, and South Africa starting in October.
In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.
In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.
By profiling hereditary risk variants in women with breast cancer, researchers hope to lay the foundation for future genetic testing programs in the Caribbean country.
The study showed that the Zeesan test kit and qPCR instrument could be used for near-patient HPV typing of 94 samples in 2.5 hours.
In PLOS this week: profile of a yeast mycoparasite, biology of complex diseases, and more.
The test for P. vivax-associated malaria was developed with support from FIND and will be distributed by Human Diagnostics Worldwide.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.