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A University College London team aims to examine genetic and other factors influencing eating disorder risk, according to the Guardian.

University College London is launching an investigation into its past ties to eugenics, according to the Guardian.

Led by investigators at the University of Trento in Italy, the team received a five-year, £5 million ($6.4 million) award recently to advance its work.

A gene-environment analysis involving 10,346 twins suggests parents are more restrictive when feeding children who have a genetic propensity for weight gain.

British genomics interpretation software vendor Congenica will help researchers analyze WGS and WES in search of a genetic cause for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

A University College London professor calls for more genetic research on more ethnically diverse populations, according to the Guardian.

The WGS workflow for diagnosing pediatric genetic diseases uses off-the-shelf products and fits into standard diagnostic laboratory procedures.

Researchers identified rare, functionally disruptive variants in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene SCN4A in a small subset of SIDS cases.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.

The Epigenetics For Female Personalised Cancer Care (EpiFemCare) project recently published its findings in two papers in the journal Genome Medicine.

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An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.