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In Genome Biology this week: study of selection in orangutan populations, eQTLs in developing human brain, and more.

Researchers in the UK developed heritable Cas9-mediated mammalian genome editing that is acutely controlled by a cheap lysine derivative.

The collaborators aim to show that Cytox' VariaTect SNP profiling array and an associated algorithm can effectively predict the presence of Alzheimer's pathology.

Even in schizophrenia cases lacking intellectual disability, investigators found that rare mutations in genes normally resistant to loss-of-function changes were enriched.

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Variants in the IFITM3 gene affect inflammatory response to infection, UPI reports.

A collaborative effort involving four UK universities is attempting to provide communal compute, storage, algorithms, and pipelines for analyzing microbial genomes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, members of the Marmoset Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium presented the first genome sequence established for the common marmoset, Callith

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cardiff University scientists will use £6 million ($10 million) in funding to integrate and study genomic and environmental information from more than a million people and create a resource that could lead to new methods for assessing risk and personalized treatments f

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of papers published online today in Nature described the outcome of two large exome sequencing studies aimed at finding new and/or rare genetic contributors to schizophrenia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Using a massive meta-analysis genome-wide association study approach, a large international team has unearthed 11 new loci with ties to late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.