University of Paris Benign Hypertension-Causing Tumors Linked to Somatic Codriver Mutations Researchers identified a double-mutant form of hypertension-causing adrenal gland tumors that appear to form in response to hormone spikes during pregnancy, puberty, or menopause. Severe COVID-19 Patients Show Antiviral Immunity Defects in Single-Cell Analysis The typical immune system roles of dendritic cells are disrupted in patients with severe COVID-19, a single-cell RNA sequencing analysis has found. Ancient DNA Study Argues Against Horses Domesticated in Anatolia Researchers characterized more than 100 ancient equid samples stretching over some 9,000 years, spanning the early Neolithic Age to the Iron Age. French Genetic Study Provides Insights Into Pre-Agriculture to Iron Age Populations With data on almost 250 individuals, researchers saw shifting hunter-gatherer, Anatolian farmer, and Pontic steppe ancestry in French populations going back thousands of years. COVID-19 Testing Could Get Boost From Alternative Sample Types Premium Replacing nasopharyngeal swabs with saliva samples or nasal swabs could increase throughput and convenience, as well as relieve reagent and equipment shortages. May 22, 2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer Genomes Point to Distinct Features, Tumor Evolution Dec 19, 2018 French Medical Genomics Initiative's Pilot Sequencing Platforms Set to Commence Operations Premium Apr 22, 2016 EU Awards Team $3.3M to Develop Protein Sequencing Platform Premium Feb 24, 2016 Team Ties Tumor Microenvironment to Metastasis in Colorectal Cancer Sep 24, 2015 Genomic Study Explores Adaptations Found in Fungi Used for Making Cheese Feb 23, 2009 BioRegion Newsmakers: Feb 23, 2009 Premium Feb 18, 2009 People Transfer: Feb 18, 2009 Premium Breaking News In Brief This Week: Veracyte, Danaher, Chembio Diagnostics, and More Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis Euformatics Gains CE-IVD Mark for OmnomicsNGS People in the News: New Appointments at SomaLogic, 23andMe, Pacific Biosciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: GenDx, Eurofins Technologies, Codex DNA, More Variant Identified in Amish Population Appears to Protect From Cardiovascular Disease The Scan Steps for Quick Review The US Food and Drug Administration is preparing for the quick review of drugs and vaccines for the Omicron variant, according to the Wall Street Journal. Moving Away From Using Term 'Race' A new analysis finds that geneticists are using the term "race" in their papers less than in years past, as Science reports. Point of the Program The Guardian writes that some scientists have called the design of a UK newborn sequencing program into question. Science Papers Present Multi-Omic Analysis of Lung Cells, Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Science this week: a multi-omic analysis of lung cells focuses on RIT1-regulated pathways, and more.