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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.

The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium has systematically studied knockout mice to find new disease models and candidate disease genes.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.