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Along with a polygenic risk score enhanced in migraine sufferers, new research reveals a high-frequency variant implicated in cold adaptation and migraine in Europeans.

Researchers are working on RNA inference-based pesticides for crops, according to Digital Trends.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: small bowel adenocarcinoma mutation signatures, omic analysis of M. tuberculosis strains, and more.

Amgen will use BC Platforms' tools and services to study data in multiple indications, including cardiovascular and bone diseases, hematological malignancies, and other cancers.

The project, dubbed FinnGen, was announced this week and is slated to run through mid-2023.

Labcyte and the University of Helsinki's Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland have expanded their partnership to include multiple new applications.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genome and transcriptome sequencing study of tobacco plants, molecular effects of cytochrome c oxidase mutations, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: variability in iPSCs, the silver birch, and more.

The researchers uncovered evidence of selective sweeps within the silver birch genome that were associated with differences in environment.

The Finnish bioinformatics firm will aid European researchers and animal-focused diagnostics companies in developing a functional annotation of the dog genome.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.