The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Three studies encompassing dozens of ancient genomes are offering a closer look at complex historical population spread in North, Central, and South America.
A preliminary analysis based on high-resolution metabolomics pointed to three blood plasma metabolites with apparent ties to active, pulmonary tuberculosis.
The Tsimshian people of coastal British Columbia and southern Alaska experienced changes in genetic diversity following contact with Europeans.
Data from almost 19,500 individuals did not show clear ties between a heterozygous mutation in the HBB hemoglobin beta gene and ischemic stroke risk.
Speakers at HudsonAlpha's Genomic Medicine Conference said while sequencing results sometimes result in a diagnosis and change in care, they often have no consequence.
In PNAS this week: computational approach combining cancer survival models and machine learning, auxin herbicide resistance mutation, and more.
In PLOS this week: study of genetic compensation in zebrafish, workflow to identify molecular changes, and more.
In Nature this week: genome of ancient Alaskan infant, and more.
An Emory University team has sequenced the genome of the sooty mangabey, comparing the DNA to other primates including humans to further research in AIDS resistance
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.