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This Week in Science

In Science this week: imaging approach to visual epigenetic activity in the brain, and more.

The companies will collaborate to identify personalized aging-related biomarkers based on individuals' age-annotated genomic and transcriptomic data.

In Genome Biology this week: methylation changes in aging, single-cell RNA sequencing of renal cell carcinoma tumor, and more.

Craig Venter's Human Longevity is deeply phenotyping individuals and capturing their genetic profiles to explore aging.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: transcriptional map of human embryo development, circadian clock genes in acute myeloid leukemia, and more.

Low-frequency mutations in the TP53 gene were reported in peritoneal fluid from women with or without ovarian cancer, but more so in women with the disease.

Compound variants in MC1R are linked to perceived facial age, according to a genome-wide association involving thousands of elderly Europeans.

Genome sequences for 600 disease-free individuals over 80 years old suggest protective variants related to cognition may mitigate disease and boost healthspan.

Scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology and Kyoto University have found 14 metabolites whose levels differ in older individuals' blood.

Researchers have linked human lifespan to two genetic variants located near Alzheimer's disease- and lung cancer-associated genes.

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In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.