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.
DNA methylation changes at two markers can differentiate anal cancer and high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasms from low-grade and benign samples.
A number of these loci were linked to blood pressure medication targets, and the researchers developed a genetic risk score.
British researchers examined ash dieback disease susceptibility markers among ash trees in the UK and continental Europe.
A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.
Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.
In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.
A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.