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The researchers particularly highlighted C21orf2 and NEK1, which are involved in cilial and mitochondrial function.

A study of gut microbes in infants with or without necrotizing enterocolitis points to a uropathogenic Escherichia coli association in infected preterm infants

Following from genetic studies of compulsive behavior in dogs, researchers have starting collecting behavioral information for dogs in the Darwin's Dogs project.

The scientists fused Cas9 to zinc finger proteins to reduce off-target activity, essentially replacing the other nucleases that had been used with zinc fingers.

The court found that the university had failed to demonstrate that one of its researchers had collaborated with the IP's inventors and therefore is not entitled to co-inventorship.

The method improves a research tool that can view chromosome movement throughout the living cell nucleus in space and time, and has both research and clinical uses.

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School will use a three-year, $6.1 million NIH grant to build predictive models of gene expression.

The five new grants, part of the Genomics of Gene Regulation program, will fund research into the mechanisms controlling gene expression.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team led by investigators in the US and China has published a population genomics study that provides new clues about the evolution, behavior, and physical traits that characterize the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team spread across four universities has netted a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study bats to uncover the genetic, developmental, and anatomical basis of natural selection for their unique sensory structures.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.