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Analyzing samples from Iceland and elsewhere, researchers uncovered one known and two new risk loci for aortic valve stenosis that are also associated with other heart risk pathways.

"Going forward, the KIF6 story should serve as a valuable reminder of the potential pitfalls present in prematurely adopting a genomic test without sufficient evidence," according to an editorial accompanying the study.

What happens to scientific papers when certain journals are no longer published? Some scientists are trying to make sure they don't disappear forever.

A study in Microbiome finds that heavy drinkers have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths.

Doctors and patients are still trying to figure out what role at-home genetic testing should play in healthcare, Newsweek says.

In Genome Research this week, mismatch repair deficiency in C. elegans, retracing transcriptions start site evolution in the human genome, and more.