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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics is offering an expanded view of the genetic factors contributing to schizophrenia.

PHOENIX (GenomeWeb News) – While non-invasive prenatal tests allow patients and their healthcare providers to assess the risk of fetal aneuploidy in a pregnancy, presenters at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual meeting Friday cautioned that sometimes the screens return f

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MolecularMD today said it has licensed a genetic marker for the development of diagnostic assays for non-small cell lung cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the number and diversity of biobanks in the US, from academic institutions to research institutes and hospitals, and any efforts at creating regulations or governing rules for them will require more than a 'one-size-fits-all'

This article has been updated with a comment from one of the study authors and additional information on TCGA data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies in Nature today are revealing the repertoire of microbial organisms residing in and around the roots of Arabidopsis plants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have won a $2.4 million grant to study genetic variations in diabetes patients in order to predict response to treatment and reduce cardiovascular disease, UNC said Monday.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded US Patent No. 8,148,511, "Methods and compositions for the detection and quantification of E. coli and Enterococcus."

This article was originally posted March 29.
By Turna Ray

This article was originally posted March 29.
The annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology held last week in Chicago featured a number of pharmacogenomically guided studies related to treatments for cardiovascular disease.

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.