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With RNA sequencing on blood samples taken before, during, and after peanut exposure, investigators searched for acute allergy-related genes and cell types.

Researchers have increased their estimate of the heritability of ASD to 83 percent based on a reanalysis of their prior study of Swedish families.

A genome-wide association study meta-analysis that used average principal components to consider composite body shape traits led to six new genetic loci.

Researchers at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research discussed their efforts to use genomics to protect patients from radiotherapy toxicity.

By analyzing genomic data from nearly 590,000 apparently healthy individuals, researchers uncovered 13 carriers of serious Mendelian disease mutations.

Researchers are combining identity-by-descent-based ancestry information with electronic health records and self-reported ancestry information for thousands of New Yorkers. 

The designation includes an $8.5 million grant, which will be used to support research programs, facilitate researcher recruitment, and improve community engagement.

The Harris Center for Precision Wellness will leverage emerging technologies in genomics, digital health, and data science. 

In a paper published online in Nature Communications today, the researchers described their approach, called single-molecule modification analysis of long reads (SMALR), and tested it on seven bacterial strains.

The HealthSeq project followed 35 individuals after whole-genome sequencing while the survey tracked responses from 7,000 hypothetical study participants.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.