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While a subset of metastatic castration-resistant tumors was marked by enhanced methylation, the analysis also pointed to recurrently hypomethylated regions.

UCSF's test, developed with Mammoth Biosciences, uses CRISPR technology, while the tests from the Broad Institute and BioSewoom are PCR-based.

At the second virtual session of the AACR annual meeting, researchers also discussed how they're using CRISPR to develop better cancer models and reprogram T cells.

A new study appearing in PLOS Genetics uncovers differences in methylation patterns in uterine cells from endometriosis patients as compared to controls.

In Science this week: multiple SARS-CoV-2 introductions into Northern California and the development of the 'very fast CRISPR' method.

A team led by UCSF researchers found that no one viral lineage predominates in the region and that travel and social restrictions may stem spread.

Through a Picture

A new study finds that three dimensional facial scans may be able to aid in diagnosing rare genetic diseases.

These hybrid capture-based methods target gene transcripts of interest, which could shrink sequencing costs for some experiments by as much as 90 percent.

A new microbiome analysis uncovered cancer type-specific bacterial community features, along with intracellular bacteria in tumor and associated immune cells.

Researchers saw a shift toward lower gut bifidobacterial levels and a dip in pro-inflammatory Th17 immune cells due to ketone bodies production.

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The editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says other lawmakers should take Florida's approach and provide additional protections against genetic discrimination.

The Hill reports 17 states and the District of Columbia are suing over a new policy that would strip international students of their visas if they only attend classes online.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employees call on the agency to label racism a public health crisis and examine its own policies, NPR reports.

In PNAS this week: genetic evidence for Inca resettlement, analysis of spermatogonial stem cell transcriptomes, and more.