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A gene-environment analysis involving 10,346 twins suggests parents are more restrictive when feeding children who have a genetic propensity for weight gain.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

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.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.