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News on in vitro diagnostics for gastrointestinal disease.

The firm, Phenomix Sciences, anticipates that its test will help drive adoption of medications for obesity at a time when patients are reluctant to take them.

A team compared expression in duodenum samples from active celiac cases, cases in remission, and unaffected controls, identifying active disease-related expression shifts.

By sequencing several individuals with unexplained pancreas and brain development problems, investigators identified a recurrent missense mutation in the CNOT1 gene.

Common non-coding variants, along with rarer coding alterations, appear to contribute to a developmental disease with bowel and other gastrointestinal symptoms.

Inhibiting the associated protein, PAI-1, appeared to ease inflammation and symptoms in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease.

New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A new analysis finds that it will be more than a century until female computer scientists publish at the same rate as their male counterparts, ScienceInsider reports.

Broad Institute researchers describe an approach they've dubbed "DNA microscopy."

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.