Queen Mary University of London Benign Hypertension-Causing Tumors Linked to Somatic Codriver Mutations Researchers identified a double-mutant form of hypertension-causing adrenal gland tumors that appear to form in response to hormone spikes during pregnancy, puberty, or menopause. UK Group Validating Natera ctDNA Test to Guide Therapy for Post-Operative Bladder Cancer Premium Study investigators found that patients with ctDNA-positive results after surgery were at higher risk of bladder cancer recurrence than those who were ctDNA-negative. From Thin Air In a proof-of-concept study, researchers used environmental DNA samples from the air to identify the animals present, according to Gizmodo. Nature Papers Present Amplicon Sequencing Approach, Dire Wolf Genomes In Nature this week: a new method for high-throughput amplicon sequencing, and more. Rare Variant Study Suggests Blood Pressure Traits May Have Ties to Development, Heart Conditions Exome array-wide association and rare variant-focused genome-wide association meta-analyses led to 87 rare variants with ties to one or more blood pressure traits. Oct 3, 2019 Study Finds Breast, Ovarian Cancer Gene Tests Cost-Effective for Unselected Breast Cancer Patients Feb 4, 2019 Clinical Utility of Polygenic Risk Scores Questioned in Commentary Premium Oct 22, 2018 Histone Acetylome-Wide Study Finds Epigenetic Differences in Alzheimer's Disease Sep 17, 2018 Large Genome-Wide Analysis Triples Known Number of Blood Pressure Risk Loci Jul 5, 2018 Genetic Analysis Traces Origins of Ancient American Dog Lineage to Siberia Apr 2, 2018 Analysis of Horizontal Gene Transfer Events Can Date Microbial Phylogenies Jan 16, 2018 Exome Sequencing Finds Mutation in Families With High, Low Blood Sugar Conditions Sep 13, 2017 Angle Signs Agreement With QMUL for Parsortix IP Jun 26, 2017 Consortium Reports on First Efforts To Catalog Mammalian Gene Function Jun 15, 2017 Captured CTCs May Provide Hints to Prostate Cancer Prognosis May 26, 2017 Epigenetic Score Gauges Risk of Developing Anal Cancer Jan 30, 2017 UK Biobank Dataset Reveals More Than 100 Genetic Loci Linked to Blood Pressure Dec 27, 2016 British Ash Tree Genome Gives Insight into Fungal Disease Resistance Dec 20, 2016 Some Testicular Cancer Cases Involve Rare Ciliary Gene Mutations Sep 12, 2016 New Blood Pressure, Hypertension Loci Identified Through Large Analyses Mar 3, 2016 Researchers See Modest Effects in Individuals With Rare Gene Knockouts Nov 5, 2014 Study IDs New Loci, Explains 5 Percent of Variation in Cholesterol-Lowering Effects of Statins Premium Oct 17, 2014 Study Points to Related, Multi-Host Viral Pathogens in Spanish Amphibian Declines Jan 27, 2014 Sequencing Study Reveals Relationships, Roots of Resistance for Russian Tuberculosis Dec 27, 2012 Genomics In The Journals: Dec 27, 2012 Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.