Through a meta-analysis of nearly 140,000 people, an international team of researchers tied 112 loci to increased intraocular pressure, a glaucoma risk factor.
Researchers used UK Biobank data to uncover genetic loci — many linked to pigmentation processes, but also novel ones — associated with being able to tan.
A Phase III randomized trial uncovered enhanced carboplatin response in advanced triple-negative breast cancer patients with germline mutations affecting BRCA1/2.
The international team of researchers uncovered more than 100 loci, mostly novel, through their analysis of a cohort of nearly 300,000 people.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
A King's College London-led team performed a genome-wide association study of kidney transplant donors and recipients.
Researchers used a machine learning approach to link variants in the PPARG gene to abnormal brain development seen among preterm infants.
In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.
Rare mutations in the ANXA11 gene showed up in cases with familial and sporadic forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Epidemiological clues and genotyping data from tens of thousands of individuals with or without Alzheimer's led to an age-specific polygenic risk score.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.
With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.