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The University of Groningen-led team further uncovered variants associated with risk of dilated cardiomyopathy. 

In Science this week: chromatin accessibility of microglia during fetal development, and more.

In Nature this week: watching TV may be a risk factor for coronary artery disease, genomes of five cotton species, and more.

In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.

The team used this system to perform orthogonal and multiplexed genome engineering of endogenous targets using up to 25 individual CRISPR RNAs.

With RNA sequence data on thousands of individual lung cells, researchers fleshed out new and known cell clusters, before digging into cell state and cellular interaction changes in asthma.

In PLOS this week: microRNAs linked to brain metastasis risk in lung cancer, effects of Crohn's disease-linked mutation, and more.

In Science this week: single-cell tools named Breakthrough of the Year winner, differences in gut microbiome composition and function in people with bowel disease, and more.

Research suggests gut microbe representation, abundance, and function may provide clues for diagnosing Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome.

With genome-wide association studies involving more than 200,000 individuals, researchers narrowed in on 58 loci and dozens of genes with ties to a chronic infection marker.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.