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Genetic material found in tooth samples from the Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Medieval period points to migrations from Siberia at the Bronze Age-Iron Age transition.

The Bayesian Estimation of Variants in Regions tool estimates regional heritability using summary statistics from genome-wide association studies.

Genomic data for almost 300 ancient Eurasian horses points to lost equine lineages, horse relationships that reflect human interactions, and a recent loss in genetic diversity.

The 'forest tundra,' 'steppe-forest,' and 'southern steppe' populations all have slightly different genetic ancestry contributions.

The German research products firm attributed the higher revenues to organic growth, as well as the impact of recent acquisitions such as TGR Biosciences.

In a study of more than 300,000 participants, middle-aged individuals with a high polygenic score weighed nearly 30 pounds more on average than those with lower scores.

Crusader bones, Lebanon

Sequence data for nine Crusaders buried in Lebanon identified individuals with European, Near Eastern, or mixed ancestry, but no lasting genetic effect on the wider population.

The initiative, funded in partnership with NHGRI and Color, will mentor 40 trainees through a competitive process and host programs to encourage diversity.

In a study of microbial genome data, researchers noted that many horizontal gene transfer events appeared to occur between different sites within the human body.

The researchers reported that most of these changes, though not all, reverted to normal upon the astronaut's return to Earth.

Using genome sequences for 161 present-day Papuans and Island Southeast Asians, researchers described three Denisovan lineages and estimated divergence times between them.

The companies will use their respective technologies to optimize the cannabinoid profiles and other traits of different cannabis varieties.

Sano will use the funding to support its research platform, through which individuals can submit their medical history and genetic data for research studies.

Centene will contribute up to $100 million over 10 years to fund research into Alzheimer's disease, breast cancer, diabetes, and obesity at WashU.

The guidelines suggest researchers recontact participants when there is change in the interpretation of their genetic results that could affect medical management.

Under the deal, Shivom will offer Family Care Path's MyLegacy web-based clinical decision support application through its online app marketplace.

Patients within the project and their physicians will be able to access Genome Medical's genetic specialists to address concerns and incorporate genetic information into care.

Researchers found that patients who carry risk alleles at one of two SNPs located in cancer-linked genes are at higher risk for tumor-associated death.

Studies presented at the AACR meeting demonstrated how the registry can be used to evaluate how cancer patients with rare tumor markers respond to treatments.

The variant especially increases stroke risk among childhood cancer survivors who received an intermediate dose of radiation.

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New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A new analysis finds that it will be more than a century until female computer scientists publish at the same rate as their male counterparts, ScienceInsider reports.

Broad Institute researchers describe an approach they've dubbed "DNA microscopy."

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.