Human Longevity

The scientists developed a metabolomic panel capable of predicting BMI and identifying subsets of at-risk patients with apparently healthy BMIs.

Human Longevity alleges that Craig Venter stole trade secrets in a lawsuit filed against the J. Craig Venter Institute.

HLI claims that upon his termination in May, Venter took a company-owned laptop and is using HLI trade secrets to build a competing business at JCVI.

Craig Venter is retiring from Human Longevity to return to the research institution that bears his name, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Researchers detected excess genetic risk and/or misclassification when profiling ClinVar variants in ACMG-59 and OrphaNet genes using genome and exome sequences.

Longer Life?

Craig Venter and Human Longevity aim to uncover disease through sequencing and other tests to increase lifespans, CNBC says.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.