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Mishandling Them

The Guardian reports that labs in the UK have had safety incidents involving pathogens.

Living DNA can break down the origins of a customer’s ancestry into 21 distinct regions within Britain alone, as well as across 80 different worldwide populations.

University of Bristol researchers examine the Phormidesmis priestleyi BC1401 genome, a bacterium from the Greenland Ice Sheet.

In Genome Biology this week: computational approach to tease apart clonal tumor lineages, cell type-specific lncRNA expression in developing human neocortex, and more.

Expanding on past genome-wide association data, two teams delved into functional and phenotypic studies related to known schizophrenia-associated variants.

Ten new atopic dermatitis risk loci turned up in a genome-wide association study meta-analysis involving hundreds of thousands of individuals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix and the UK's University of Bristol have partnered to develop a wheat genotyping array to be used in efforts to study wheat genetics and in breeding programs, Affymetrix said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - In Lancet Respiratory Medicine, an international team led by investigators at the Duke University Medical Center described findings from a prospective study looking at asthma-related information that can be

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Bristol has announced that it plans to open a new £23million ($34.8 million) epidemiological research center that will harness an array of disciplines including genetics, epigenetics, computer sciences, chemistry, psychology, and others.

The Crop Improvement Research Club, a partnership between the BBSRC, Scotland, and industry, has awarded the first of two planned funding tranches totaling $11.3 million.

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A new report highlights the potential threats posed by advances in synthetic biology, NPR reports.

Johns Hopkins University's Steven Salzberg and his colleagues have come up with a new estimate for the number of human genes, Nature News reports.

A Bloomberg reporter tried to get her genetic data deleted, but found it's not so simple to do.

In Genome Research this week: study of intra-tumor heterogeneity, workflow resources for EPIGEN-Brazil, and more.