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In PNAS this week: DNA damage associated with e-cigarette exposure, inflammasome inhibition by OLT1177, and more.

Will They Renew?

As the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine runs out of funds, NPR asks whether states will again fund stem cell research.

The firm licensed two methods that help enrich for rare sequences in a complex background that it plans to use in cell-free DNA and microbiology tests.

New studies suggest low-, intermediate-, and high-methylation subgroups exist in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, potentially offering insights into patient outcomes.

Based on genotyping data for tens of thousands of individuals across ancestry groups, investigators identified 47 new and known intraocular pressure-associated loci.

In Science this week: new view of human dispersal out of Africa, and more.

UCSF researchers will use NantHealth's GPS Cancer molecular analysis test in their molecular profiling study of metastatic breast cancer.

In Person Editing

Scientists using gene editing within a patient to try to treat his inherited metabolic disease, the Associated Press reports.

The researchers found that most advanced EGFR-mutant lung cancer patients harbored changes in an average of two to three other oncogenes.

Two studies led by Cleveland Clinic researchers found that a variant in a gene involved in androgen synthesis can help predict response to different prostate cancer therapies.

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In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.

Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.

In a column at the Dallas Morning News, the Stanley Medical Research Institute's E. Fuller Torrey says the Human Genome Project hasn't delivered on promised results.

Researchers explore a possible genetic cause for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, KOMO News reports.