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The researchers have made the pipeline, called CRISPRdisco, free for other scientists to use through Github, and are hoping the community will also help refine and update it.

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In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.

The startup was cofounded by the Broad Institute's Feng Zhang and Harvard's David Walt among others, and raised $15.6 million in June.

A Salk Institute team used ddPCR assays to gauge the number of long interspersed nuclear elements within mice that received differing levels of maternal care.

The partners will collect and analyze cancer samples and analyze data to support basic and translational research and advance precision oncology and personalized medicine.

The Salk Institute-led team developed a system for in vivo activation of endogenous target genes through trans-epigenetic remodeling.

The NIH has awarded $169 million this year to support 110 new projects in the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.

Investigators identified dozens of neuronal subtypes in mouse and human brain samples using single-cell methylation sequencing, including a new neuronal subtype.

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In Science this week: approach to visualize chromatin structure in nuclei, and more.

A Salk Institute-led team developed an approach to visualize chromatin in vivo and used it to examine the organization of DNA in interphase and mitotic cells.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.