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Using point mutation and structural variant patterns in 133 ovarian cancer cases, researchers identified seven clusters to classify the disease and predict patient outcomes.

The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.

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In Nature this week: studies of prostate cancer aggressiveness, and more.

The method allows analysis of copy number at the individual cell level with greater coverage uniformity and more reliable detection than other approaches.

The researchers will use genomics to address challenges facing Canada's forestry, healthcare, agricultural, and aquacultural industries.

The Canadian company recently published results of a study demonstrating the utility of its pharmacogenomic testing and decision support platform.

Researchers demonstrated that Strand-seq directional single-cell sequencing can be used to assemble consensus chromosome haplotypes for an individual.

The research team linked a mutation in a protein-coding gene to inherited multiple sclerosis and genetic risk factors for developing the disease. 

The researchers used whole-genome and single-cell sequencing to study cell migration patterns and clonal diversity, using new single-cell genotyping software.

Researchers diagnosed almost 70 percent of the neurometabolic cases they tackled, using exome sequence data for dozens of affected children and their families.

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The Associated Press reports that a state board in Texas has asked ANDE, a maker of rapid DNA machines, to halt its work there.

James Wyngaarden, the former director of the US National Institutes of Health, has died at 94, according to Duke University School of Medicine.

Researchers find that a 30-year-old skull comes from a narwhal-beluga hybrid, according to Science News.

In Nature this week: study of value diversity in GWAS, Epstein-Barr virus subtypes linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma risk, and more.