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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.

Columbia University researchers uncover a gene variant associated with differential aging in the brain after the age of 65.

Mutation and expression patterns in longitudinal, multifocal, and solitary tumor samples suggest glioblastoma follows a multiverse model of evolution.

The partners aim to identify master regulators in the molecular networks of GIST patients that can serve as drug targets for existing treatments.

Heterozygous deletions at the chromosome 22q11.2 locus contribute to kidney problems in individuals with DiGeorge syndrome or congenital urogenital conditions.

The results suggest that targeted treatments used in rare epilepsies might also work in a portion of patients with common forms of the disease.

The software takes somatic mutation profiles from individual patients as input and uses them to prioritize relevant mutations and potential treatments.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.