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The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

The two new single-cell RNA-sequencing methods aim to overcome some of the limitations of single-cell transcriptomics.

Multiple molecular disease diagnoses were made in nearly 5 percent of individuals where exome sequencing was informative.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: chromosomal insertion mechanisms, phylogeographic analysis of the Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, and more.

Asian long-horned beetle

With a newly sequenced Asian long-horned beetle genome and comparative genomics, researchers identified genes involved in the insect's damaging lifestyle.

Several academic and commercial groups are developing clinical cell-based noninvasive prenatal tests, which could eventually compete with current cell-free NIPTs.

A genomic look at estrogen receptor-positive tumors before and after neoadjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy suggests ongoing molecular monitoring may be needed.

Molecular Autopsy Consortium of Houston members outlined their recommendations for using molecular autopsy to investigate unexplained deaths in young people. 

The joint center will, among other things, design, establish, and conduct training in clinical genetics and genetic counseling tailored to key Asian regions.

Magdalena Walkiewicz from Baylor College of Medicine and Carin Yates from GeneDx presented their labs' initial findings from exome sequencing of fetal DNA samples.

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In PLOS this week: a sequencing-based screen of Lyme disease-causing pathogen, the range of animals bitten by Anopheles darling mosquitoes in Peru, and more.

An NC State researcher is exploring the use of CRISPR-Cas3 as an anti-microbial, Gizmodo reports.

The Earth BioGenome Project plans to sequence all life on Earth, according to ScienceInsider.

For those who are concerned about Trump administration actions related to science, a new column in Scientific American has suggestions for ways to fight back.