Busselton Health Study

The company presented a panel of 13 biomarkers for the disease at last month's Human Proteome Organization annual meeting and is looking for partners and funding to develop it as a commercial diagnostic.

The landmark study begun in Australia more than 40 years ago has entered the proteomics age, as work has begun to discover protein biomarkers predictive of the early onset of diabetes in people with obesity.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.