Dartmouth College

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.


The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.