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The Guardian reports that labs in the UK have had safety incidents involving pathogens.

A genome-wide association study of children whose mothers had preeclampsia, conducted as part of the InterPregGen study, implicates variants near the FLT1 gene in the condition.

The Ebola virus may have mutated to better infect humans during the 2014 outbreak, the New York Times reports.

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) – Genetic patterns in snail populations across Western Europe and the UK — described in a new PLOS ONE study — point to a possible human migration from the Eastern Pyrenees

A UK consortium will use the funds to study wheat variations that could be used to develop more sustainable, higher-yielding crops.

The funding from the three countries will use informatics to study systems involved in seed germination.

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A new study in JAMA finds that genetic tests might not be able to determine what diet is right for someone seeking to lose weight.

A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.

In Genome Biology this week: peopling of the Sahara, epigenetic reprogramming analysis of liverwort, and more.