Stanford University's Michael Snyder found that methylome shifts preceded spikes in his blood glucose levels, suggesting profiling could detect disease.
Researchers have uncovered two key genes for deer antler formation, the New York Times reports.
The study looked at chromatin accessibility in 410 TCGA tumors in the context of broader genomic features to explore functional effects of regulatory features.
In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.
In Cell this week: investigation of metastatic tumor evolution, more than 16,000 genetic variants introduced into the budding yeast model organism, and more.
Stanford University researchers used a new bioinformatic tool they developed to examine relatedness between bloodstream pathogens and the gut microbiome.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.
In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.
The researchers used the platform, named CRISPR-GO, to study how spatial organization of the genome in the nucleus governs cellular function.
The two papers published today in Science and Cell have implications for both forensics and genetic research.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.
According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.
New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.