NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Aging plans to fund translational research projects that seek to identify and study genetic variants that influence human life span and health span, the institute said in a new notice. Such factors, it added, could be used as possible therapeutic targets.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The Guardian discusses whether big science projects are worth the loss of resources available for other scientific pursuits.

An NEJM update from the ClinVar team highlights the difficulties of interpreting genetic variants.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of high-grade serous ovarian cancer, and more.

The new Riken president outlines some of his plans for the institute.