Adding Genes to Risk Factors

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A tenet of personalized medicine says that knowing genotypes will influence how physicians treat patients. Massachusetts General Hospital's James Meigs and his colleagues investigated whether knowing patients' genotypes could predict later development of type 2 diabetes as well as common risk factors can predict it. GT's Ciara Curtin spoke with Meigs about his work and its implications for personalized medicine.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.