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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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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.