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Resignation Call

The Observer reports that there have been calls for a University of College London geneticists to resign due to research fraud coming out of his lab.

In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomic study of endoderm differentiation, a single-cell sequencing method for small and messenger RNAs, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: coding variants linked to cardiac conduction, comparison of two dozen differential gene expression analysis pipelines, and more.

Velociraptor mongoliensis

Using bioinformatic and molecular cytogenetic approaches, researchers retraced ancestral "diapsid" reptile genome patterns from extant bird and reptile genomes.

Data for tens of thousands of UK Biobank participants revealed an overlapping set of variants involved in airflow obstruction in heavy and never smokers. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new consortium has been launched in Europe with the goal of developing a handheld molecular diagnostic device to test for malaria.

The AACC and ARUP Laboratories announced the publication of new consensus guidelines aimed at improving and standardizing the way qPCR studies are done and reported.

The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.