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A study of Great Danes homes in on a genomic region linked to fearfulness.

Investigators worldwide are sharing data to search for features in the human genome that might contribute to COVID-19 susceptibility or progression.

A survey of Finnish dog owner finds many dogs have problematic behaviors that could have genetic ties, according to Scientific American.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to vitamin D metabolism, rapid diagnostic for Chagas disease, and more.

Mitochondrial sequences suggest some haplogroups found in Finland today arrived in the region pre-Iron Age, though population distributions have shifted.

In PLOS this week: missense variant linked to hereditary leukodystrophy in dogs, genetic variants associated with drug-induced interstitial lung disease, and more.

Investigators pooled older and new data from the Prospective Lynch Syndrome Database, tracking outcomes for different mutations across age and gender groups.

The method's developers believe that clinicians could use approach to predict how high-grade, serous ovarian cancer patients will respond to chemotherapy.

Researchers detected distinct antibiotic resistance patterns in untreated urban wastewater samples from northern and southern Europe.

Researchers used a genome-wide association study to identify seven loci associated with ASD and other conditions, along with five loci linked to ASD alone.

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Science reports that a new White House Office of Management and Budget memo rescinds previous ones that helped research institutions deal with pandemic-related closures.

Researchers report on a concerning strain of the H1N1 swine flu virus found among pigs in China, Agence France Presse reports.

The Associated Press reports that US officials are considering allowing pooled COVID-19 testing.

In Genome Research this week: Y chromosome gene expression analysis, de novo mutations rise with paternal age in rhesus macaques, and more.