By uncovering mismatches between Y chromosomes and genealogies, researchers estimated historical rates of extra-pair paternity in Western Europe.
Genotypes for more than 12,000 individuals from the Americas revealed contributions from European colonization, the Atlantic slave trade, and other migrations.
The firm reported $14.9 million in revenue, driven by an 80 percent increase in product revenues, beating Wall Street expectations.
The company plans to market its GeoMx instruments for broader, more discovery-oriented research with a sequencing-based readout.
Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center found that somatic copy number alterations are more frequent in normal tissue surrounding tumor than in blood.
An analysis of placental, parental, and cord blood samples indicated that an uptick in chromosomal instability in cleavage-stage in vitro fertilization embryos does not persist after birth.
Recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors, posted Nov. 1, 2019.
Mobidiag signed agreements for its Amplidiag and Novodiag products with Alab in Poland and the Ukraine; Biogenetix in Romania; and Theranostica in Israel.
The company is hoping its technology can help predict which melanoma patients will respond to checkpoint inhibition using immune-related gene expression signals.
The buccal epithelial cell-based epigenetic clock corresponded with age in those under 20, but skewed slightly higher in a small subset of children with autism spectrum disorder.
The search uncovered two post-traumatic stress disorder loci in Europeans and a third in individuals with African ancestry, highlighting immune- and brain-related genes.
The Boston-based company is working to make its extracellular vesicle detection technology more widely available for research and biomarker discovery.
The firm will use the funds to continue expanding its technology into food and agriculture testing, in addition to growing its cannabis testing business.
The researchers conducted genome-wide association studies of individuals who reported hearing difficulties and those who used hearing aids.
Researchers linked 16 genetic loci to diabetic kidney disease, including a common missense mutation in the COL4A3 gene that appears to be protective.
Different biological processes appear to drive body mass index during infancy and later in childhood and adulthood, which could inform obesity prevention strategies.
A genomic analysis of ancient and modern samples revealed population clusters and ancestral contributions stemming from historical migrations and admixture events.
Researchers uncovered six clusters among the more than 2,500 individuals they analyzed and noted varying degrees of Norse Viking ancestry in their cohort.
Results from some 4,200 GWAS suggest a significant subset of genetic loci contribute to multiple complex traits, though the type of overlap further varied at the gene and SNP levels.
Researchers focused on candidate genes near expression quantitative trait loci identified by combining cancer susceptibility SNPs and available transcriptomic data.
Researchers have sequenced the genome of the depth-dwelling giant squid.
Prosecutors have charged a former Drexel University professor with theft for allegedly spending federal grant money on adult entertainment and other unrelated expenses, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Chris Collins, a former US representative, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison in an insider trading case involving an Australian biotechnology firm, the New York Times reports.
In PNAS this week: Trypanosoma brucei transcripts, estimate of people at risk of inherited retinal disease, and more.