Kawasaki disease

A team of researchers at Boston Children's Hospital has identified a pair of urine biomarkers — filamin C and meprin A — that could be the first to provide accurate early diagnosis of Kawasaki disease.

Beyond the SNP

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Genome-wide association studies have put forward a vast number of SNPs associated with disease. Once you have those SNPs, the search is on for the causal variant.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.