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The researchers aim to offer the half-hour diagnostic assay for use during neurosurgery to help clinicians pursue the best treatment for patients with gliomas.  

A Harvard Medical School-led team applied their SNP-seq and FREP approach to identify nearly 150 candidate functional SNPs for juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: processing and analyzing single-cell transcriptome data, computational strategy for designing CRISRP single guide RNAs, and more.

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In PLOS this week: genetics early flowering adaptations, genetic diversity and population structure of sandflies in the Americas, and more.

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has amassed a team to spot DNA orders that could be used in bioweapons, Bloomberg reports.

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In Cell this week: structural variant profiles for metastatic prostate cancer; approach for visualizing mRNA, lncRNA transcription; and more.

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In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

In December, the organization committed $1.2 million to support the creation of an ME/CFS research center at Stanford University.

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.