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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.

In Genome Biology this week: computational approach for analyzing noisy single-cell sequencing profiles, eQTLs of dilated cardiomyopathy, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: importance of postdoctoral researchers, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: Venezuelan equine encephalitis evolution and spread, Plasmodium vivax genetic diversity, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic diversity of the people of Madagascar, loss-of-function mutations linked to respiratory infection severity, and more.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

The amount of cancer data being generated is driving researchers to develop artificial intelligence and deep machine-learning methods to help them keep up.

Researchers described a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection transmitted from a liver donor to recipient, ruling out hospital-acquired infection with genomics.

Poor, Snubbed Archaea

The Atlantic reports that archaea are often neglected by microbiome studies.

Two research teams reported detecting prions using different versions of the same assay, and one said it could detect the proteins before the onset of symptoms.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.