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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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Febit, Complete Genomics, Broad Institute, EnGenCore, German Genetics Society, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CLC Bio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genomatix

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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.

Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.