Johns Hopkins

The institutions will develop a cloud-based storage and compute infrastructure for unrestricted and controlled-access data and metadata from NHGRI's projects.

A pair of economists uses genetic attainment scores to examine the effect of parental income on the success of their children.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

The tool, called Cerebro, significantly outperformed other publicly available methods, including in the less-trafficked areas of the genome that are now relevant for TMB immunotherapy prediction.

Testing Less Likely

Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.

The FDA granted the assay's status based on its ability to detect both ovarian and pancreatic cancer in asymptomatic individuals over the age of 65.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: genetic study of Homo floresiensis, approach for counting immune cells based on DNA signatures, and more.

In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.

The work is being funded with $26.5 million from the 21st Century Cures Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.