The article argues that PRS are bad at identifying those who will develop disease but others say this is the same for widely used risk factors.
The thousands of differentially acetylated peaks were enriched in regions harboring genes with disease-related pathology.
The international team of researchers uncovered 535 novel risk loci for blood pressure in its analysis, which drew on more than one million people.
In Genome Research this week: queen bee chromatin profiles, quantitative trait loci and allele-specific expression in wild house mice, and more.
Most modern American dogs share little to no ancestry with the native, pre-European contact American dogs, but a transmissible cancer is closely related.
Two studies have found that analyzing the timing of horizontal gene transfer events can help date microbial phylogenies.
In Genome Biology this week: peopling of the Sahara, epigenetic reprogramming analysis of liverwort, and more.
Family members with diabetes and others with insulinomatosis both harbor the same missense MAFA mutation.
Reuters reports that UK researchers have tested a new approach to screening for Down syndrome and other chromosomal disorders.
The firm will hold the intellectual property for its cell capture and analysis technology as QMUL files patents for recent findings using the Parsortix system.
University of Idaho researchers model the scientific discovery process to examine the link between reproducibility and scientific truth.
A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.
Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.
In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.