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The results could inform diagnosis and treatment for PTSD and PTSD-associated and inflammation-associated disorders.

The firms aim to develop a diagnostic kit leveraging Ymir's urinary extracellular vesicle/RNA isolation technology and MUSC's proteomics center.

Scientists at Georgia Tech, Penn State, and USC will develop the tools for next-gen computing and test them on fruit fly genomes.

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Richard Smith is one PI who asks his postdocs to check their egos at the door for the benefit of the group, but the time they spend in his lab guarantees to benefit them all as individuals.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.