By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Despite a recommendation from the US Food and Drug Administration that patients undergo genetic testing before being prescribed antiplatelet drug clopidogrel, researchers from the UK have published an analysis casting doubt on the effectiveness of such testing.

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The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.

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