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NEW YORK – An international team of researchers has discovered hundreds of novel genetic loci linked to type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk in diverse populations.

In their genome-wide association study, published in Nature Genetics on Monday, the researchers found 318 novel autosomal and X-chromosomal variants associated with T2D and T2D-related vascular outcomes using data from almost 230,000 cases and 1.2 million controls with European, African American, Hispanic, South Asian, and East Asian ancestry.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.

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