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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: three-dimensional chromosome structure, ovarian cancer immunopeptidome, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: computational approach for analyzing noisy single-cell sequencing profiles, eQTLs of dilated cardiomyopathy, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: multi-omic neuroscience quantitative trait locus resource, and more.

Researchers used the approach to develop an assay to detect above-threshold triplet repeats in Huntington's disease, but also highlight a variety of other applications.

The Rice University researchers identified 11 pathogenic bacteria strains using only five randomly selected DNA probes.

A report calls on the next US president to keep both the White House science office and the position of science adviser, ScienceInsider says.

The grants are strictly for new research, but Rice University scientist David Zhang is always looking for commercialization opportunities with his startup, Searna.

The method dramatically reduces time to equilibrium and could enable better determination of DNA hybridization thermodynamics.

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Reporting their results in Ecology Letters this week, the team found that the fly underwent extensive, genome-wide changes in just a single generation.

A new study in Nature Chemistry illustrates why PCR, NGS, and microarray firms are interested in incorporating the startup's workflow into their products.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.