The two papers published today in Science and Cell have implications for both forensics and genetic research.
Researchers reached clinical diagnoses in 35 percent of cases undergoing evaluation over 20 months, sometimes leading to treatment changes.
The company is developing a blood-based liquid biopsy test based on the method to monitor 5-hydroxymethylcytosine levels in cell-free tumor DNA.
Genetic and phenotypic data for Million Veteran Program participants led to loss-of-function changes in a gene inhibited by cilostazol.
The researchers were able to measure the fitness effects of thousands of natural genetic variants in yeast at single-base resolution.
Individuals' 'exposomes' indicated that people come into contact with thousands of species and chemicals over time and that exposures vary by locale and season.
Researchers profiled the composition and gene content of microbial communities in mouth, gut, and vaginal samples collected from 10 pregnant women.
In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.
Population geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza has died, The Scientist reports.
The framework, called HEAL, could be used as an early screening test for AAA and as a personal health management tool. In addition, it may be applicable to other complex diseases.
An initial analysis suggests the novel coronavirus from Wuhan that is sickening people might come from snakes, a team of virologists writes at the Conversation.
DNA testing confirms captured Chicago coyote same as the one that bit a boy near a nature museum, the Chicago Tribune reports.
An analysis of Tibetan ice cores uncovers more than two dozen previously unknown virus groups, LiveScience reports.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of four children buried in Cameroon approximately 3,000 and 8,000 years ago, and more.