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A proof-of-principle study suggests blood and saliva may contain markers for finding and following head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.

TP53 mutations are early drivers of serous tubal intraepithelial carcinomas, but some lesions may be metastases rather than precursors to high-grade serous carcinomas.

Launch Pad for Rising Stars

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Rick Wilson, a bushwhacker involved in the sequencing for the Human Genome Project, is mentoring a new generation of trailblazers in 21st century genomics.

Funding Update

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NIH Array-Related Grants Awarded Dec. 23, 2008 — March 10, 2009

Imperial College London and its spinout DNA Electronics have created a prototype for the so-called SNP Dr., which is being developed under a £1.2 million project that also includes Pfizer.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.