Research presented at AMIA this month demonstrated a computing method for predicting family pedigrees by mining demographic data in electronic health records.
The HPOs will receive $13.8 million to enroll people interested in the All of Us program, gather participant health information, and help retain participants.
The rapid molecular test showed 98 percent sensitivity and 97 percent specificity on more than 1,000 throat swabs prospectively collected at four US sites.
Wired reports on how genetic genealogy's use in forensics has exploded in the year since an arrest in the Golden State Killer case was made.
Retraction Watch reports that the increase in retracted papers at a journal is due to more resources there to tackle publication ethics.
New York City has settled with a forensic scientist who was fired after questioning a DNA testing approach used by the medical examiner's office, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: technique for measuring replication fork movement, WINTHER trial results, and more.