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Six microRNAs appeared to be present at enhanced levels in cerebrospinal fluid from symptom-free individuals with characteristic Huntington disease gene expansions.

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine will support community engagement efforts by public libraries across the US and help improve participant access.

The licenses cover IP related to a new CRISPR technology known as Cpf1, advanced forms of Cas9, and additional Cas9-based genome editing technologies.

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Artificial tRNAs may allow cells to read through premature stop codons and treat genetic diseases, New Scientist reports.

Common honeybee viruses were present at low levels in most wild-caught bees from Iowa, but did not produce obvious mortality changes in the non-honeybee species.

The company is testing a database solution that will help clinical researchers store, manage, and analyze variant information ahead of full launch this quarter.

The study hints that iPSCs derived from patients with the hereditary disease could be edited ex vivo and reintroduced to fix damaged retinas.

With the NIH funding, the researchers hope to gain new insights into the genetic causes of language impairment in various developmental and disease contexts.

The funding will be used to study the genetic and molecular composition of neuroendocrine tumors, and to develop new diagnosis and treatment strategies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine has received a $7.8 million bequest to fund genetics and genomics research, and to fund new faculty positions.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.