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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

A research team led by investigators at Rockefeller University has developed a new method for detecting microRNAs in tissue samples, demonstrating its ability to differentiate skin cancer types based on tumor-specific miRNA signatures.

A week after Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East coast, sequencing facilities across New York City and at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island are starting to get back to business as usual.

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The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

Researchers find a number of traits differ by sex and could affect mouse model studies, according to Reuters.

Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.