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A US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-led team sequenced the exome of a young girl with recurrent, severe infections to uncover the gene variant.

The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's Samira Asgari uncovered rare variants that seem to govern an extreme response to RSV or HRV infection.

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A University of Maryland-led team sequenced the complete genomes of all 99 known rhinoviruses and ten new field isolates.

CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.