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With data from more than a million people, researchers found 111 new or known atrial fibrillation-related loci, providing clues to the condition's biology.

Researchers found that the attending surgeon accounts for more than 17 percent of the variance in genetic testing among breast cancer patients.

The findings support the neural crest hypothesis of domestication, which says common changes seen in domesticated animals are due to developmental alterations.

A new report highlights the potential threats posed by advances in synthetic biology, NPR reports.

A University of Michigan-led team found that the lncRNA ARLNC1 forms a feedback loop with the androgen receptor to promote progression in prostate cancer.

At least half a dozen cancer phenotypes showed significant associations with GWAS variant-based polygenic risk scores in a new phenome-wide association study.

A study of more than 5,000 breast cancer patients found that multi-gene sequencing has rapidly replaced BRCA1/2-only tests, resulting in better pathogenic variant detection but also higher VUS rates.

The firm has developed microbubbles that bind to target molecules based on surface antibodies.

Investigators from several centers outlined tumor features, treatment strategies, and clinical trial classifications coming from tumor-germline clinical sequencing programs.

Physicians and prostate cancer patients are beginning to turn to genomic tests to guide treatment decisions, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.