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Modern humans' population size has enabled weakly deleterious Neanderthal genes to be removed from the human genome, UC Davis researchers found.

Researchers from Pacific Biosciences and elsewhere tested their approach on Arabidopsis thaliana before applying it to wine grape and coral fungus genomes.

The healthcare provider organizations are tasked with managing patient enrollment in the Precision Medicine Initiative.

The study, which looked at the genetic basis of host preference and resting behavior of Anopheles arabiensis, could inform efforts to prevent the spread of malaria.

Using genome sequencing and comparative genomics, two research teams characterized the black streak disease-causing pathogen and related fungal species.

English bulldogs suffer from low genetic diversity and might have to be outbred to improve their health, according to a new study.

Using blood samples from more than 15,000 individuals with advanced cancer, researchers identified somatic mutation patterns similar to those in TCGA's database.

The firm aims to establish a CLIA-certified laboratory within the facility and provide whole-genome sequencing services for human, plant, and animal samples.

The genome is the largest ever sequenced and could help preserve the endangered tree.

The funds will support the development of the Common Workflow Language, which aims to provide standardized specifications for describing computational workflows.


Biomedical research projects are generating a ton of data that still needs to be analyzed, NPR reports.

Theranos is retiring some of its board members, including Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, Business Insider reports.

The heads of 29 scientific societies and some 2,300 researchers call on President-elect Donald Trump to rely on and support science in two separate letters.

In Science this week: genetically modified flu virus could be key to new live vaccines, and more.