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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The first tranche of peer-reviewed papers related to the Pan-Cancer Atlas were published online today, with more expected to follow in five journals published by Cell Press.

Researchers associated with the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network will publish more than 25 papers this week to discuss findings from the initiative. A multiyear collaboration between the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute, TCGA has generated maps of genomic changes across 33 cancers.

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According to New Scientist, GEDmatch changed its terms and conditions over the weekend to opt its users out of law enforcement searches.

The Atlantic looks into time spent pursuing gene leads generated through candidate gene studies.

A twin study uncovers evidence that genes may influence whether someone gets a dog, Martha Stewart reports.

In PNAS this week: Cdx2 cells can help regenerate heart tissue in mice following a heart attack, PIWI-interacting small RNA levels in human cancer, and more.

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Roche

Ribosomal ribonucleic acid (rRNA) accounts for up to 99 percent of the total RNA depending on the cell type. 

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Illumina

This webinar will provide an overview of polygenic risk scores, which aggregate dozens of genetic variants that have been linked to disease risk in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) into a single score.