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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.

A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: MYRF variant linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, analysis of the "dragon's blood" red resin produced by traditional medicine plants, and more.

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

Researchers have used genetic analysis to confirm a new type of salamander, the New York Times reports.