Using sequence data for more than 1,800 Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates, researchers identified 68 SNPs to trace the bug to its geographical source.
Genome sequencing suggests secondary tumors present after ionizing radiation treatment tend to contain numerous deletions and balancing inversions.
Different clades of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis are behind the self-limiting and invasive diseases the bacterium causes in different parts of the world.
Using genome sequence data from almost 65,000 individuals, researchers identified 39.2 million SNPs that can be applied to improved genotyping imputation.
The project has recruited nearly half of the 1,000 families it plans to analyze and has completed the exome analysis for about 160.
Researchers found distinct genetic differences in the two forms of CHD and discovered three new rare CHD disorders in children.
The updated repository includes 265 drugs, 1,074 cell lines, as well as associated whole-exome sequencing and gene expression data among other datasets.
Melanoma patients with just one copy of the MC1R gene variant linked to red hair harbor 42 percent more mutations in their tumors than expected.
The Human Cancer Models Initiative aims to create about 1,000 cancer cell lines that scientists can use to study tumor progression, drug resistance, and more.
The researchers will use Sapientia to analyze samples from 1,000 fetuses as part of efforts to develop an exome-based assay for non-invasive prenatal testing.
In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.
The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.
Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.
Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.