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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.

A New York University-led team finds that skates and mammals share nerves and genes for walking.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: DNA damage associated with e-cigarette exposure, inflammasome inhibition by OLT1177, and more.

The company will work with the NYU School of Medicine to generate and analyze genomic data from pancreatic cancer patients.

Higher levels of oral bacteria like Tannerella forsythia and Porphyromonas gingivalis increased the risk of esophageal cancer, though other bacteria had protective effects.

The initiative's four research projects will use use genetic and other technologies to detect and treat cancer at its earliest stages.

Among the winners are a number of investigators who will receive funding to support omics-focused research.

The New Yeast

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

Though they face challenges in sample collection, data analysis and storage, and funding, the EBP researchers are optimistic they will succeed.

An integrated analysis of uterine carcinosarcomas uncovered a range of somatic mutations and shifts in transcription, methylation, and microRNA expression.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.