NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Results from a genome-wide association meta-analysis revealed variants at 20 loci with ties to gallstone disease risk, pointing to the importance of bile acid transport and circulation, cholesterol homeostasis, and other biological processes.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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