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An international team found that survival estimates differed significantly between patients with germline mutations in different medulloblastoma predisposition genes.

Working independently, two research teams have combined CRISPR-based targeting and APEX labeling to identify proteins linked to specific portions of the genome.

In a talk at the meeting, Riken's Piero Carninci described the RADICL-seq tool he and his colleagues developed.

The company posted Q1 revenues of $7.5 million, up from $5.3 million in Q1 2017 and above the consensus Wall Street estimate of $7.1 million.

VolitonRx's research-use-only kits can be used to examine patterns in circulating nucleosomes in disease models, preclinical testing, and clinical trials.

Using genome sequences for hundreds of ancient individuals, researchers have analyzed population dynamics and displacements around the Eurasian steppe.

Stanford University's Eilon Sharon used CRISPeY to conduct a genome-wide precise editing study to study the fitness consequences of variants found in different yeast strains.

Developed in the lab of Max Planck's Matthias Mann, the approach adjusts the sampling of ions during the initial scan to boost assay sensitivity and reproducibility.

Researchers used UK Biobank data to uncover genetic loci — many linked to pigmentation processes, but also novel ones — associated with being able to tan.

The funding will support the university's MRC Human Genetics Unit, which is investigating the genetic underpinnings of human health and disease.

Researchers identified trait-related variants by sequencing more than 400 upland cotton accessions and nearly 250 representatives from two diploid Gossypium species.

The company reported total revenues of $431.7 million for the three months ended March 31, beating analysts' consensus estimate of $417.4 million.

A 30 percent decrease in instrument revenue was tempered by a 23 percent uptick in consumables revenue.

Along with a polygenic risk score enhanced in migraine sufferers, new research reveals a high-frequency variant implicated in cold adaptation and migraine in Europeans.

A team of European researchers analyzed DNA from infected medieval skeletons to find the HLA allele DRB1*15:01 was more common among leprosy patients.

Ahead of the national launch, 44,000 early participants signed up for the program during a beta phase, and 26,000 people have completed the enrollment process.

The effort aims to sequence at least 150 animals, plants, and microbes selected for their potential benefits to Canada in the next three years.

An international team of researchers combined data from seven cohorts to uncover 30 novel depression-linked loci, including ones that overlap with schizophrenia.

Three new studies have used single-cell RNA sequencing methods to follow cell type trajectories over the course of zebrafish and Western claw-toed frog development.

Using a mass cytometry method called EpiTOF, researchers profiled histone modifications and variants in a range of immune cell types across individuals of different ages.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.