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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 New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.