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The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

The consortium aims to advance the use of genomics in the clinic, with a particular  focus on diverse and underserved patient populations.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

Pharmacogenomics informatics company OneOme will interpret and package data for Right 10K, a population-based PGx study in the US spearheaded by Mayo Clinic anf Baylor.

A Baylor College of Medicine-led team examined molecular alterations affecting the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway in 32 tumor types to identify functional changes.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.

At the ACMG annual conference in Phoenix last week, several labs and companies discussed their efforts in healthy genome sequencing.

For the first time, the researchers also found a clear difference in risk factors for high-grade glioblastoma versus low-grade glioma.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

With the addition of Hi-C contact data, researchers have developed highly accurate genome assemblies.

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Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.

While gene therapies may have high price tags, they could be cheaper than the cost of managing disease, according to MIT's Technology Review.