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Common non-coding variants, along with rarer coding alterations, appear to contribute to a developmental disease with bowel and other gastrointestinal symptoms.

The machine-learning-based method identifies relationships between bacterial strains and tracks their movements in less time, using less memory than existing solutions. 

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.

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The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

Statisticians are often asked by researchers to manipulate data, Bloomberg reports.

A pair of economists uses genetic attainment scores to examine the effect of parental income on the success of their children.

The teams, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and NYU Langone Health, generated viable yeast strains with just one or two chromosomes.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: retrotransposon expression and regulation in human cells, convergent evolution in photoreceptor proteins, and more.

A study in Microbiome finds that heavy drinkers have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths.

The researchers built a combination nucleic acid-antibody test for the disease using an approach they said could be generally useful for rapid test development.

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The New York Times Magazine examines gender discrimination at the Salk Institute.

Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.

A second death in gene therapy trial for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy is under investigation, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.