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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.

New research has identified circulating cell subtypes with ties to better or worse outcomes in individuals with prostate cancer.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.