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By overlaying epilepsy genetic data onto co-expressed gene networks from post-mortem brain samples, researchers proposed a 320-gene expression network for epilepsy.

The DNA foundries have been funded through an £18 million ($23.5 million) investment from the BBSRC and should all be fully operational by next year.

Using absolute and relative gene expression analyses, researchers identified expression patterns associated with preeclampsia in dozens of placental tissue samples.

Researchers examined virulence, resistance, and transmission patterns in genome sequence data for more than 300 invasive Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Europe.

They will use the funds to develop software tools for designing and testing site-specific CRISPR systems that target drug resistance mechanisms in cancer cells.

Re-sequencing of the Schistosoma mansoni genome provides insight into the parasite's population history.

A University College London-led team has found that microdeletions and microduplications cannot be reliably detected by non-invasive prenatal testing.

Data from four cohorts suggest cytosine sites in the AHRR and F2RL3 genes are hypomethylated in pre-diagnostic blood samples from individuals at risk of lung cancer.

Spark a Discussion

At the Guardian, Imperial College's Stephen Curry writes that preprint servers can help researchers discuss their work.

Researchers detected a truncating mutation in the carboxypeptidase E gene in members of a Sudanese family affected by extreme obesity, glucose metabolism problems, and other symptoms.

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.