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In PNAS this week: autosomal genes commonly affected by loss-of-function variants, variants implicated in testis development disorders, and more.

Based on mouse and human data, researchers focused on hypermethylated genes in blood samples from individuals with colorectal cancer and gut dysbiosis.

The new test uses the number of sequencing reads at specific early and late HPV transcripts as a biomarker for high-grade cytology.

The team will create a group called the Extracellular RNA Communication Consortium Stage 2 to develop new EV-based technology and treat diseases.

Researchers analyzed more than 550 new and previously sequenced exomes for individuals from African rainforest hunter-gatherer and farming populations, searching for local adaptations.

Researchers identified 34 known and 30 new Leptospira species by sequencing dozens of isolates from soil and water samples in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania.

In PNAS this week: retinitis pigmentosa gene therapy, role of microbiome in growth stunting, and more.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.

The researchers conducted a genome-wide association study and other analyses using about 47,000 research participants from 23andMe.

By sequencing Vibrio cholerae isolates from Africa and Latin America, investigators got a look at the lineages leading to outbreaks over several decades.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.