NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Higher-than-usual tuberculosis rates in Inuit populations in Nunavik, Quebec do not appear to stem from enhanced virulence features in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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