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Living DNA and its partners are aiming to create a detailed genetic map of the world based on people's DNA.

An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

Investigators identified changes in methylation at neurobiology-related genes when comparing blood methylation in twin pairs discordant for ALS.

The Irish Times looks into whether everyone benefits the same from advice to exercise and eat right.

Researchers find that energy drinks could be dangerous for patients with familial long QT syndrome, according to Live Science.

A genomic analysis of melanoma subtypes affecting the skin, mucosal tissues, and hands or feet found a range of mutations and structural changes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Officials in Australia today launched a two-year, A$5.5 million (US$5.7 million) initiative to identify the common genetic mutations that cause melanoma.

The research combined discovery-driven and targeted approaches and adds to a growing list of proteomics work directed at companion diagnostics.

Using hundreds of microsatellite markers, researchers from Australia and the US have developed a genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.