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Parental smoking linked to deletions observed among children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, CBS News reports.

Specialized single-cell "cores" are popping up to help scientists get the most out of new technologies.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.

The program will provide two young scientists with funding for independent research as well as resources to help them commercialize their technology.

Epidemiological clues and genotyping data from tens of thousands of individuals with or without Alzheimer's led to an age-specific polygenic risk score.

The gene-gene interactions research could lead to new therapies targeting cells with particular mutations, or combinations of targeted therapies.

The technologies monitor patient response to immunotherapies. 

Funded by a $600 million gift, the Biohub will support investigators at three universities as well as two initial internal projects. 

The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

Researchers fear the executive order will have long-lasting effects on the US' ability to recruit top talent, and will make the country less attractive as an international conference venue.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.