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In a study of more than 300,000 participants, middle-aged individuals with a high polygenic score weighed nearly 30 pounds more on average than those with lower scores.

Researchers found that both CBEs and ABEs can cause transcriptome-wide RNA edits, which has implications for the research and therapeutic uses of base editors.

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.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.