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The researchers found that the diversity of epithelial cell types was reduced in nasal polyps, which contained few glandular and ciliated cells and were enriched in basal cells.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: targeting recurrent IDH1 and IDH2 mutations in gliomas, silkworms genetically modified to produce spider silk, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

By combining iPSCs, CRISPR gene editing, and transcriptomic approaches, researchers examined the effects of an Alzheimer's disease risk variant on brain cells.

MIT and Stanford computer scientists developed a technique for secure, massively scalable genomic analysis that they hope will unleash greater data sharing.

CRISPR Work Ahead

CBS News' 60 Minutes dives into CRISPR gene editing and how it could be used to treat disease.

ReviveMed's technology uses artificial intelligence-based analysis of metabolomics data for drug discovery and development.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: method to uncover natural products from fungus, and more.

The team integrated tumor barcoding, genome editing, and ultra-deep barcode sequencing to interrogate pairwise combinations of tumor suppressor alterations.

Two studies have found that analyzing the timing of horizontal gene transfer events can help date microbial phylogenies.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.