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Through unbiased and targeted metabolite testing on urine samples from thousands of individuals in the US and the UK, researchers have narrowed in on urine compounds that coincide with body mass index.

The method could speed up work on synthetic gene circuits and help make gene cloning easier throughout molecular biology.

The researchers used a network-based approach to uncover a gene that regulates an epilepsy-related gene network and that may be a possible treatment target.

The researchers were able to distinguish pathogenic variants from benign ones, which could help to improve diagnostic genetic testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI, Imperial College of London, and Waters today signed a framework agreement to accelerate translational medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team has uncovered a gene expression signature in host blood that appears to have potential for more accurately detecting and diagnosing tuberculosis infections in children.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Researchers have linked low copy-number levels of the salivary amylase gene to obesity risk, a finding they reported in Nature Genetics yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new Nature Genetics study hints that a combination of ineffective control strategies and new adaptations by Mycobacterium tuberculosis populations have con

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A New England Journal of Medicine study suggests high-risk variants in the apolipoprotein L1 gene APOL1 can contribute to more rapid kidney disease progression in individuals of A

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A blood-based gene expression signature is showing promise for detecting active tuberculosis in blood samples from individuals with or without concurrent HIV infections, according to new research.

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A new analysis founds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.

Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.