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Independent research teams took a look at the mutations, gene fusions, and other alterations that may inform pediatric T-ALL treatment and outcome predictions.

Mutation, structural variant, and expression data for up to three dozen TNBCs led to a subset of tumors with homologous recombination changes.

The licenses cover IP related to a new CRISPR technology known as Cpf1, advanced forms of Cas9, and additional Cas9-based genome editing technologies.

Japanese researchers uncovered recurrent DUX4 fusions in adolescent or young adult cases of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, along with other new ALL fusions.

Filamentous fungi are used in a variety of industrial processes and genome editing could increase enzyme yield and efficiency. 

A trend towards more precise Cas9 activity promises spatial and temporal control over the nuclease and could reduce risky off-target activity in gene editing.

General Electric has been awarded

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Using a phylogenetic-based approach to study the genomes of more than a dozen mammals, University of Tokyo researchers found that African elephants have the largest number of characterized olfactory receptor genes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A single gene appears to be the main culprit in a myeloid proliferation complication called transient abnormal myelopoiesis, or TAM, that's sometimes seen in individuals with Down syndrome, according to a study online yesterday in Nature Genetics, which used

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies appearing in Nature Genetics yesterday reported on a number of variants linked to myeloma, including a variant located near a gene involved in telomere function and ones linked to the cohesin complex.

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Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.

Popular Mechanics reports that Caltech researchers have built a prototype nanobot using DNA.

The Sacramento Bee writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing connected a woman to sperm donor-conceived half siblings.

In PLOS this week: gene expression catalog for sheep, viral diversity among respiratory samples from camels, and more.