Close Menu

Mass General

The agriculture company said it will use the technology it has licensed for new applications in crop editing and for research to bring new foods to market.

In Cell this week: somatic mtDNA mutation-based "genetic barcode" method, molecular mechanisms behind structural variants at 17p11.2, and more.

Researchers defined six malignant cell clusters with single-cell transcriptomes and genotypes for thousands of acute myeloid leukemia cells.

Using data for more than a million individuals with or without insomnia, two independent research teams tracked down associated risk loci and explored their functional effects.

Researchers used a genome-wide association study to identify seven loci associated with ASD and other conditions, along with five loci linked to ASD alone.

In Nature this week: genomic factors that influence glioblastoma response to anti-PD-1 therapy, sequencing test for infectious disease, and more.

The team engineered an enhanced Acidaminococcus sp. Cas12a variant that has the ability to target many previously inaccessible protospacer adjacent motifs.

The article argues that PRS are bad at identifying those who will develop disease but others say this is the same for widely used risk factors.

The researchers believe using cerebral spinal fluid will enable them to identify brain tumors with a higher sensitivity than with blood samples.

BabySeq Project researchers reported that genomic sequencing could find even healthy newborns who are at risk of developing childhood-onset conditions.

Pages

As the Canadian election season heats up, neither major party has really paid much attention to science, according to Nature News.

BBC News says the uncertainty over Brexit is affecting science funding in the UK.

A new app purports to tell users "how gay" they are by looking at their DNA, but experts tell Futurism that the app is bunk.

In Nature this week: human and great ape cerebral organoids reveal aspects of brain development unique to humans, and more.