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The team used genetic scoring to identify infants without a family history of the disease who had more than a 10 percent risk for developing islet antibodies.

In PLOS this week: tick salivary transcriptome, genetic risk scores for type 1 diabetes, and more.

Using data for thousands of Chinese individuals, researchers saw new and known variants associated with type 2 diabetes, fasting glucose levels, and other metabolic traits.

With the help of electronic health record data, researchers searched for common variants linked to hundreds of diseases or clinical lab measurements.

In Science this week: gut bacteria that influence effectiveness of a high-fiber diet in type 2 diabetes, and more.

Researchers found methylation mediators of obesity and other metabolic features by profiling individuals born after a famine called the Dutch Hunger Winter.

Family members with diabetes and others with insulinomatosis both harbor the same missense MAFA mutation.

In Nature this week: a genomics search engine, and more.

The funding will support further development of an existing serum-based assay and expansion of the test to use saliva samples.

Two papers in Nature Genetics found that loss-of-function variants in ADCY3 were associated with severe obesity, and that ADCY3 could be a treatment target.

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According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.

An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.

US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.

In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.