NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Taking a second look at data from a large Swedish study of families with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnoses, researchers have re-estimated the heritability of the syndrome, upping it to 83 percent.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.

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