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Using single-cell and bulk RNA sequence data, investigators identified four pathway-based GBM subtypes, including a mitochondrial subtype that appears to respond to related inhibitors.

The findings indicate that rare genetic variants in cardiomyopathy-related genes may also contribute to more common forms of heart failure. 

In PNAS this week: genetic diversity and more among Nipah viruses, glycome expression study of the brain, and more.

Rare variants turned up across epilepsy cases but appeared to be more common in mutation-intolerant gene regions in individuals with the most severe epilepsy subtype.

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A new study suggests that using CRISPR to edit human embryonic DNA can lead to the loss of whole chromosomes, as the Associated Press reports.

Using data for more than 10,200 individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their family members, researchers delineated rare, inherited alterations and de novo changes.

In Nature this week: CRISPR-Cas3 system for making large deletions efficiently, more.

The Manhattan-based lab will scale its capacity to process 20,000 tests per day by November and provide results dedicated to the city.

In Nature this week: MassIVE.quant resource houses mass spectrometry-based proteomic data, influence of Viking genetics on European populations, and more.

The firm is hoping that researcher-generated data will soon be published in peer-reviewed papers, while it weathers the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.