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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers trace supposed Yeti samples to Asian black bears and Himalayan brown bears in a new genetic analysis.

The university is looking to hire two new tenure-track faculty members who are expected to provide bioinformatics expertise to researchers at the university and in the Buffalo area.

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NIH Bioinformatics Grants Awarded March 13 — April 8, 2009

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.