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Prize for Five

Five researchers are to share this year's Albany Medical Center Prize for their work on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool, the AP reports.

New York Genome Center, Rockefeller University, and IBM researchers combined whole-genome sequencing with Watson to analyze a glioblastoma sample.

Who Needs Sleep?

Two research teams uncover genetic variants that influence sleep, the Guardian reports.

The Model Ant

A Rockefeller University researcher is using edited ants to explore complex biological systems, the New York Times writes.

Lasker Honorees

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation has announced this year's recipients of its prizes honoring basic and clinical research.

The researchers found that untranslated regions and coding sequence regions don't work as a unit, contrary to a popular theory.

Researchers have identified mutations in the RORC gene that produce inborn errors of immunity affecting both interleukin-17 and interferon-gamma immune pathways.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Through a combination of next-generation sequencing and CRISPR-Cas9-mediated genome editing, two sets of researchers homed in on the mechanisms of action for a handful of drugs and uncovered mutations that can lead to resistance to those drugs, as they reported in separate

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By comparing tumor and normal tissue, researchers in New York City have identified a chimeric transcript that is expressed in fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinomas, as they reported in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, a UK-led group described the diverse mutation patterns it detected within and between tumors from 10 individuals with the kidney cancer clear cell

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.