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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.

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.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.