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Researchers report lower than expected rates of genetic testing in a study of women with breast and ovarian cancer, MedPage Today reports.

Small but Disruptive

A trio of researchers examines the effects of small and large research teams on their fields, according to the New York Times.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: statistical approach for integrating eQTL and GWAS data, microRNA signature distinguishes malignant and benign salivary gland tumors, and more.

Run by the daughter of a renowned genetic oncologist, CancerIQ is expanding and raising money as it rolls out its testing management and clinical decision support technology.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

The infringement relates to US patents held by the University of Chicago and exclusively licensed to Bio-Rad. 

Three studies encompassing dozens of ancient genomes are offering a closer look at complex historical population spread in North, Central, and South America.

In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomic study of endoderm differentiation, a single-cell sequencing method for small and messenger RNAs, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: series of reviews about gene modification, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.