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Molecular analysis of metastatic CRC in the liver has identified three molecular subtypes that can be coupled with clinical risk scores to inform patient risk.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genetic drift influences diversity among pathogens, QTLs linked to benzimidazole sensitivity, and more.

The researchers are taking a transcriptome-wide approach to identifying and validating common genes that affect genetic risk in both breast and ovarian cancers.

Participants in the pilot will begin developing the capabilities required for the planned data commons, including making data transparent and interoperable.

In Genome Biology this week: trait-related gene expression in maize, single-cell RNA sequencing of intracellular bacteria and their hosts, and more.

University of Chicago researchers combined epidemiological and viral gene evolution data to refine influenza modeling.

A new set of papers reveals a range of gene expression influencers, identified using thousands of samples collected for the Genotype-Tissue Expression project.

The partners aim to improve the ability to predict pancreatic cancer patients' responses to treatment.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genome and transcriptome sequencing study of tobacco plants, molecular effects of cytochrome c oxidase mutations, and more.

The researchers analyzed DNA from more than 6,500 samples taken from patients, staff, patient rooms, nurse stations, water, and air. 

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.