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A genome-wide association study involving more than 12,300 carpal tunnel syndrome patients and controls from the UK Biobank led to 16 genetic loci.

Although SUNY and NYU's financial stake in the proceedings is unclear, they are seeking to protect a royalty stream that dates back to a 1992 licensing agreement with Galderma predecessor Collagenix Pharmaceuticals for some of the patents protecting Oracea, which exceeded $50 million in sales in 2007.

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Wired reports on how genetic genealogy's use in forensics has exploded in the year since an arrest in the Golden State Killer case was made.

Retraction Watch reports that the increase in retracted papers at a journal is due to more resources there to tackle publication ethics.

New York City has settled with a forensic scientist who was fired after questioning a DNA testing approach used by the medical examiner's office, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: technique for measuring replication fork movement, WINTHER trial results, and more.