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News on genome-wide association studies, genotyping, metagenomics, basic research in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Protein profiling on ancient dental enamel samples suggests Homo antecessor was part of a lineage that split from that leading to modern humans and Neanderthals.

The company will use the funds to expand its clinical genomic testing efforts into additional towns and cities in India, and accelerate its drug discovery programs.

GenomeWeb asked a number of prominent researchers in the field via email about their top picks for notable developments or achievements in genomics during the 2010s.

A new study showed that relying on minimal phenotyping could impede researchers' ability to identify genetic pathways specific to major depressive disorder.

Using data for more than half a million individuals, researchers identified 449 refractive area-related loci, including 336 sites not linked to the eye condition in the past.

The Atlantic reports another SARS-CoV-2 testing problem may be lurking: backlogs.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of "the Methuselah of freshwater fish."

The US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority is supporting efforts to develop vaccines against SARS-CoV-2.

In Genome Biology this week: difference in methylation in neurons from Parkinson's disease patients, differential expression analysis by barcoded sequencing approach, and more.