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Two BioRxiv preprints describe new algorithms that the developers say can accelerate the pace of genome analysis.

The $10 million initiative will include scientists from the University of California's campuses, as well as from governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

The Methyl-HiC assay, which combines epigenetic and genome structure analyses, comes from a lab with a history of commercializing tests.

In European American military veterans, the study led to several genetic loci with ties to the severity of a core PTSD symptom known as reexperiencing.

Researchers are investigating whether gene drives could help control pests affecting farms, but note that public assent is crucial, Harvest Public Media reports.

In PNAS this week: role for exosomes in neuronal circuit development, tuberculosis pathogen enzymes, and more.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.

Tissue-agnostic drug development approaches have their own set of scientific and financial considerations, but some drugmakers are taking on those challenges.  

The approval of two molecularly targeted, tissue-agnostic therapies, has shown researchers that there is a path forward for other pan-cancer markers.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.