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In PNAS this week: Trypanosoma brucei transcripts, estimate of people at risk of inherited retinal disease, and more.

The test is designed to analyze the expression of 17 genes in order to differentiate mild and aggressive forms of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

And Prize

Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier are being awarded Israel's Wolf Prize in medicine for their CRISPR work, the Associated Press reports.

In Science this week: inefficiencies in negotiating data-use agreements can delay research, and more. 

Researchers in the US and the United Arab Emirates found that RNA-seq in B-lymphoblastoid cell lines can help identify pathogenic variants that DNA testing missed.

New research suggests that a set of common variants on chromosome 22 may influence heart defects associated with a condition called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.

The exclusive distribution deal expands the Finnish bioinformatics software company's footprint in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

The Genome Program, led by technology firm Group 42 in collaboration with BGI and Oxford Nanopore, plans to sequence 100,000 samples during its first phase.

In Genome Research this week: post-zygotic mutations in diabetes development, single-cell RNA sequencing study of aging, and more.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.