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Researchers from startup Duality Technologies and Dana-Farber have demonstrated the efficacy and speed of a highly secure technique for analyzing encrypted genomic data.

In PNAS this week: biomarker of activity of protein encoded by HTRA1 in age-related macular degeneration, evolutionary history of lions, and more.

A team led by National Eye Institute researchers picked out B3GLCT and BLOC1S1 as the most plausible target genes in an age-related macular degeneration analysis.

Adverse Eye Effect

Riken researchers conducting a trial of an iPS cell treatment of age-related macular degeneration say a patient experienced swelling, according to the Japan Times.

In PNAS this week: cautionary note for cross-species functional genomic comparisons, chimeric pig models of X-linked diseases, and more.

Clinical embryonic stem cell trials are set to begin in China, according to Nature News.

To study the benefit of genetic testing data, the Foundation Fighting Blindness offered free clinical testing to 100 members of its My Retina Tracker patient registry.

The International AMD Genomics Consortium has uncovered 34 AMD-associated loci, including a site with specific ties to the wet AMD subtype.

Researchers find that a woman's genetic risk for age-related macular degeneration is influenced by lifestyle factors.

The drug is based on OliX's self-delivering technology.

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Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.