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The funding will support three research centers and a data management and coordinating center investigating myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Verge is working with four academic institutions to create a broad resource for the translation of preclinical models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research.

Despite years of experience of returning genetic test results, clinicians and researchers are still faced with many questions, such as what to do about VUS and secondary findings.

Researchers report that humans appear to be continuing to evolve, according to Newsweek.

Investigators retraced features contributing to Lyme disease spread by sequencing 146 Borrelia burgdorferi isolates collected in North America since the 1980s.

The PCR-based test can simultaneously detect for the Zika virus, all serotypes of the dengue virus, the chikungunya virus, the West Nile virus, and a host gene. 

The approach, called Orion, searches for regions of the human genome that are intolerant to change and could spawn pathogenic variants.

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CRISPR researchers report that the gene-editing approach might have more off-target effects than thought and urge further refinement of the method.

The PREDICT/PDF-2180 virus is the latest coronavirus identified in a bat species, supporting a potential bat reservoir role in the evolution of such viruses.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.