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

Researchers identified secondary or incidental findings in just over 3 percent of the nearly 22,000 EMERGE III participants, who were profiled with a 109-gene panel.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from Colombia, inflammatory response signatures in cancer, and more.

In PNAS this week: comparative genomic analysis to find Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence genes, "anti-CRISPR" proteins in Staphylococcus aureus, and more.

Although polygenic risk scores for coronary artery disease can slightly improve standard risk assessment tools, the predicted clinical impact remains small.

Dusty Resistance

Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports. 

Against the Plan

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Panelists at the NSGC annual meeting said artificial intelligence approaches like chatbots could complement traditional genetic counseling approaches.

In Genome Biology this week: effect of structural variants in cancer, comparison of human and primate gut microbiomes, and more.

The team saw risky mutations in colorectal cancer, polyp, and Lynch syndrome-related genes in almost 4 percent of CRC patients diagnosed at 72 years old, on average.

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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.