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In Genome Research this week: Sus scrofa genetic variants, translational plasticity might minimize effects of harmful mutations, and more.

Mutations in the PIEZO2 gene in two individuals with undiagnosed muscle, sensory, and skeletal conditions suggest the protein product plays a role in touch perception.

A National Institutes of Health researcher has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity complaint against the agency, the Washington Post reports.

The grant from NINDS funds a gene expression analysis core for an existing project on type 1 regulatory T-cell development. 

The NIH has funded nine projects $5.9 million to investigate the biological and genetic etiology of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will award $2.3 million next year for a study that will use imaging, omics, cognitive, and behavioral analysis to understand how chronic traumatic encephalopathy evolves in individuals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will support research projects to discover and use biomarkers for Parkinson's disease, NINDS said in a new funding announcement on Monday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Health will award up to $3.4 million next year to fund genomics research programs and projects aimed at better understanding how two complex human genomic regions are involved in a range of immune system diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Using genome-wide RNAi screens, Richard Youle at the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and his colleagues have identified a bevy of regulators of

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason in Seattle have won a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study molecular changes in white blood cells that lead some of them to cause damage to the sp

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Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.