brain disease

A pair of papers has linked mutations in the DCC gene to agenesis of the corpus callosum as well as to a new syndrome.

A study of twins, unrelated individuals, and post-mortem brain samples suggests genetic factors contribute to cortical features and functions in humans.

Using a modified single-nuclei RNA sequencing pipeline adapted to deal with postmortem tissue, researchers have uncovered 16 neuronal subtypes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) today announced a collaboration focused on neurometabolomics research.

Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.