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In Genome Biology this week: analysis of gut microbiomes from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, collection of patient-derived tumor cells from gynecological cancers, and more.

The single-cell genomics firm will collaborate with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on a targeted sequencing panel for MRD monitoring in AML.

The Seattle-based firm will use the funding to improve AI integration and further develop its Paris 3D tumor organoid diagnostic and drug discovery platform.

In Genome Research this week: PeCanPIE platform for finding, annotating, and ranking pathogenic variants; commensal Escherichia coli analysis; and more.

Re-expression of DUX4, which is normally silenced in somatic tissues, appeared to stymie MHC class I-related immune activity in several solid cancer types.

Never smokers make up an increasing portion of lung cancer patients, and researchers are working to tease out their genetic and environmental risk.

Following an April hackathon and work from Melbourne Genomics and Fred Hutch, the Broad is about to release a long-awaited AWS version of its Cromwell workflow engine.

Clinical trials investigating whether epigenetic treatment can restore susceptibility to other treatments are underway in colorectal, lung, and breast cancers.

Researchers identified 40 new and 55 known risk variants using a GWAS meta-analysis that included low-frequency variants gleaned from genome sequence data.

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

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Gene editing could be an issue competitive sports need to address soon, four researchers from Arizona State University write at Slate.

A genetic alteration appears to increase heart failure risk among people of African descent, according to the Washington Post.

In his look back at the past decade, BuzzFeed News' Peter Aldhous writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing has led to "Facebook for genes."

In Nature this week: genetic "clock" that can predict the lifespans of vertebrates, new assembler called wtdbg2, and more.