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Researchers used long-read nanopore sequencing in 100 tomato varieties to uncover more than 230,000 structural variants in the tomato genome.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool to track co-expression networks, tool to prioritize variants in rare diseases, and more.

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory spinout will build predictive models for lung cancer progression and risk using its SpliceCore software platform.

Researchers have made gene-edited tomatoes that grow in bunches like grapes, as Popular Mechanics reports.

Additional 'Geniuses'

The MacArthur Foundation has revealed this year's recipients of its 'genius' award, the New York Times reports.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

In Genome Research this week: genomic architecture of glioblastoma, predictive computational approach to estimate SNP fitness, and more.

The work is being conducted as part of the Human Cell Atlas initiative, which was launched in 2016 to create a reference atlas of all human cell types.

Imprints Left Behind

There's increasing genetic evidence that a number of ancient hominins may have contributed to the human gene pool, according to Discover's The Crux blog.

And Now, MedRxiv

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Yale University, and BMJ are launching a preprint server for medical and health science manuscripts.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.