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Two new Nature Communications studies underscored the need for better genomic studies of populations of non-European ancestry.

Bison Diversity Boost

Researchers hope to increase the genetic diversity of bison in Minnesota, the Associated Press reports.

A University of Colorado School of Medicine-led team reported 23 new loci associated with vitiligo susceptibility.

The pipeline, called IMPACT, pinpointed genetic variants in lung cancer and melanoma patients and matched them to targeted drugs. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A research team at the University of Colorado, Boulder has received $14.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a system that will use microfluidics and mass spectrometry to determine how drugs and biological or chemical agents affect hu

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a pair of studies online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, independent research teams presented findings from genome sequencing studies of the Burmese python and king cobra — efforts highlighting the rapid genome changes that

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Asuragen of Austin, Texas, has received US Patent No. 8,465,914, "Method and compositions involving microRNA." Methods are claimed for isolating, enriching, and labeling miRNA molecules, and for preparing and using arrays or other detection techniques for miRNA analysis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Minnesota described findings from a forward genetic screen aimed at uncovering mutations that drive the development of

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epigenetic programs tend to become increasingly out of whack in B-cells as lymphoma develops, progresses, and becomes more aggressive, a new study suggests.

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In PNAS this week: carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae, selection against educational attainment-linked variants, and more.

Technology Review points out that a new US presidential science advisor hasn't been selected.

Researchers find that blood tests might be able to help determine severity of a concussion, Wired reports.

President-elect Donald Trump considers other candidates for director of the National Institutes of Health, Nature News reports.