The goal of the project is to build a dynamic model of liver function in rats and humans that will account for effects of genetic variations and other variables, such as patient gender, age, behavioral traits, and environmental factors.
This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.
The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.
Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.
In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.