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Using the grant funding, the investigators are aiming to advance the precision diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.

With genotyping data from tens of thousands of individuals with or without lung cancer, researchers identified eight known and 10 new loci associated with lung cancer.

The firm envisions applying its new PlexSet technology to the upper end of multiplex gene expression analysis as well as CRISPR validation applications.

Residents near Dartmouth College worry about pollution from a site where lab animals were disposed, the AP reports.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic variants linked to response to food ads, effects of MECP2 mutations in Rett syndrome, and more.

Dartmouth researchers characterized 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine marks in more than two dozen glioblastoma samples.

A genome-wide association study of HIV-infected individuals in Uganda and Tanzania led to a chromosome 5 locus that may protect against active TB infection.

By sequencing small RNA libraries from hagfish, lamprey, and catshark, an international research team has learned more about the relationships between jawless and jawed vertebrates and obtained clues about their shared vertebrate ancestor.

The NCRR grant will fund a New Hampshire network that will provide access to 'omics and other biomedical research tools, training, and expertise to undergraduate institutions.

Peterson and colleagues this month reported how they used the small, non-coding RNAs to resolve conflicting theories on the evolution of annelids.

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The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.