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In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Minnesota described findings from a forward genetic screen aimed at uncovering mutations that drive the development of

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the UK and several other countries used sequencing and SNP analyses to characterize African and Asian populations of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falci

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Late-onset Alzheimer's disease is linked to potentially targetable changes to specific pathways and processes in the brain, according to a new molecular network-based analysis of the condition.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In The Lancet, UK researchers reported on a whole-genome sequencing-based study of multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium abscessus transmissi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Blueprint Medicines today announced a collaboration with Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center to identify new cancer targets.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MolecularMD today said it has licensed a genetic marker for the development of diagnostic assays for non-small cell lung cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies appearing online today in Neuron have unearthed new inherited recessive mutations that appear to either contribute to or cause autism spectrum disorder.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have received a $5.4 million grant to use genome sequencing in studies aimed at discovering switches in Alzheimer's-linked genes and how these may be controlled by environmental factors.

Massachusetts General Hospital's Diagnostic Molecular Pathology Laboratory and Translational Research Laboratory are planning to implement next-generation sequencing for screening cancer patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer today announced a collaboration with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital for the development of a sequencing informatics system to profile genetic changes in tumors.

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In PLOS this week: Mycobacterium abscessus linked to gastric conditions, placental gene expression changes associated with preterm birth, and more.

The Guardian reports that UK universities are looking into ways to reduce labs' reliance on single-use plastics.

People with certain gene variants tend to not like vegetables, particularly bitter ones, CNN reports.

MIT's Technology Review reports on a company's genetic test that gauges an embryo's susceptibility to certain diseases.