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A few key loci appear to contribute to a lasting immune response following childhood immunizations against meningococcal bacteria, tetanus, or Haemophilus influenzae type B.

With exome sequences from tens of thousands of T2D cases or controls from five ancestral groups, researchers identified genes that are frequently impacted by rare T2D-linked variants.

In Nature this week: technique for measuring replication fork movement, WINTHER trial results, and more.

In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.

With single-cell genome sequencing, recombination assays, and other approaches in mouse cells, researchers identified factors affecting DNA crossover.

A genome-wide association study involving more than 12,300 carpal tunnel syndrome patients and controls from the UK Biobank led to 16 genetic loci.

Speed Search

Researchers from the University of Oxford have devised an approach to quickly search viral and bacterial genomes, according to the Atlantic.

All Very Similar

Researchers have found that most genome-wide association study participants hail from just three countries, leading them to call for increased diversity.

A GWAS meta-analysis involving 10,074 PCOS cases revealed three new and 11 known risk loci, along with a relatively consistent genetic architecture among cases.

Using UK Biobank data, the researchers uncovered new variants in MC1R, as well as eight other variants, that influence whether someone has red hair.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.