Technical University Munich

RNA sequencing of patient-derived fibroblasts was able to provide 10 percent of patients with a diagnosis after whole-exome sequencing had failed.

German researchers have shown that RNA-sequencing can be a potent tool to identify gene expression signatures that can distinguish livestock animals illegally treated with anabolic steroids.

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Kinaxo will work with partners in Germany on identifying tumor-relevant signal transduction pathways using the firm's phosphoproteomics platform.

Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.