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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 phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.