Researchers uncovered 60 genomic loci associated with birth weight and found that those regions are also linked to risk for type 2 diabetes and other diseases.
The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation has announced this year's recipients of its prizes honoring basic and clinical research.
Using genome sequence data from almost 65,000 individuals, researchers identified 39.2 million SNPs that can be applied to improved genotyping imputation.
The partnership is part of a broader agreement between Genome BC and Genomics England to share data and tools around cancer and rare and infectious diseases.
Genome sequences from Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates from the UK provided insights into transmission and resistance patterns.
Researchers detected a split between domestic dogs in East Asia and Western Eurasia that happened long after archeology suggests domestication took place.
Researchers discussed using WGS to predict antibacterial resistance, to inform influenza vaccine development, and to diagnose and build drug resistance profiles for tuberculosis.
In Science this week: how Cas9 identifies its target DNA, and more.
Researchers in the UK have developed a faster way to gauge antibiotic resistance from bacterial genomes.
The University of Oxford spinout will use its software to match genotypes and phenotypes in up to 500 genomes in a pilot study on clinical sequencing.
A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.
LiveScience reports that a novel mutation in the LPL gene was uncovered in three siblings with very high triglyceride levels.
The president of Nankai University is embroiled in a data manipulation scandal, the South China Morning Post reports.
In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.