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In PLOS this week: CRISPR-based screen for genetic factors influencing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol uptake, genomic features of Chagas disease parasites, and more.

In PLOS this week: method that combines genetic and lab test results from EHRs, leptospirosis microtranscriptome profiles, and more.

Jackson Laboratory researchers will lead an interdisciplinary team of experts to study the employee health benefits of workplace genetic testing.

UMich Strike Over

Inside Higher Ed reports the graduate student union at the University of Michigan has ended its strike over the school's pandemic response.

A spontaneous coronary condition that is overrepresented in young women had a polygenic risk score linked to lower-than-usual atherosclerosis-related heart disease risk.

Uncertainty Ahead

Wired reports that coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing lab shutdowns and policy changes are having an effect on the careers of young researchers.

RenalytixAI's flagship product is KidneyIntelX, which applies artificial intelligence to patient data to aid in the treatment of progressive kidney disease.

Two studies presented at ASCO's virtual annual meeting demonstrated the clinical utility of germline findings in guiding treatment decisions in cancer.

In Nature this week: method to uncover genetic components of complex traits, novel cytosine base editor, and more.

A pilot project showed that clinics using the InheRET tool were able to gather more complete family history information from patients, which is important for further cancer risk evaluation.

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Nature News writes that additional details about the UK plan for an agency to support high-risk, high-reward science are needed.

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

The Wall Street Journal writes new studies are giving glimpses into the origins of SARS-CoV-2.

In PLOS this week: analysis of Plasmodium population structure, qPCR assay to diagnose scabies, and more.