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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – People whose genetic profiles put them at high risk for obesity are less likely to respond to resistance exercise by losing weight or body fat, according to a study appearing today in the International Journal of Obesity.

More than 30 SNPs have been linked to variations in body-mass index, but how these SNPs influence weight loss or body composition changes in response to exercise is not clear.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.

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