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In Cell this week: SARS-CoV-2 evolution and spread in North Carolina, protein and other features that distinguish mild and severe COVID-19, and more.

In PNAS this week: genetic and epigenetic variation in individuals with diabetic kidney disease, spontaneous genetic alterations in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and more.

In PNAS this week: characterization of diarrhea-causing swine coronavirus, metabolic differences in models with TP53 variant, and more.

Reveal Genomics plans to have assays available within three years, and is eager to partner with pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies to fulfill its vision.

In PLOS this week: functional effect of adiponectin-linked variants, sequencing reveals regional differences among Swedes, and more.

Inside Higher Ed reports faculty members want a say in re-opening discussions.

In Cell this week: catalog of structural variants within the human genome, proteomic and metabolomic profiles of COVID-19 patients' blood, and more.

Core labs remain closed or at reduced operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to concerns about the state of their businesses when they can reopen.

In Nature this week: new and efficient CRISPR system, chromatin interaction profiles improves prediction of brain disorder risk genes, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: functional analysis of cancer drug resistance genes, transcriptome-wide association study of breast cancer, and more.

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Politico reports that the NYPD DNA database has grown since it announced it would be removing profiles from it.

Forbes reports that a structural biology lab at Oxford University studying the coronavirus was hacked.

Science reports that a Dutch research funding agency is combating a ransomware attack.

In Science this week: set of 64 haplotype assemblies from 32 individuals, and more.