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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: de novo mutations in epileptic encephalopathy, sequencing analysis of aromatic rice, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: approach to diagnose hemorrhagic fevers, recessive disease mutations in mixed-breed dogs, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: biobank for sleeping sickness research, skin microbiome of cats with allergies, and more.

Roughly one-third of castration-resistant prostate cancer cases appear to involve rearrangements affecting the androgen receptor gene.

The University of Minnesota's Shilpa Gupta will work with Biocept on a study aimed at providing clinical support for the use of the firm's PD-L1 and AR tests.

CRISPR is the paradigm now in research applications, but companies with IP rights to TALENs and zinc finger nucleases are pushing forward with those technologies.

A group from the University of Minnesota found that quantitative and qualitative errors in NGS library prep could be eliminated by changing four parameters in a common workflow.

The researchers have received $2 million to support three years of study and the production of legal guidelines for translating genomic medicine into clinical applications.

The researchers will receive $2 million over three years to study the legalities of translating genomic medicine into clinical applications.

A draft guidance issued by the US Food and Drug Administration regarding fecal microbiota transplants may affect how stool banks operate.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.