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Modern Grauer's gorillas have experienced a decline in genetic diversity, more so than mountain gorillas, even as both have experienced population decline.

A new analysis found kidney disease-related pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants in exomes for roughly 9 percent of individuals with chronic kidney disease.

Though the effect of reference bias was inconsistent, the authors of a new study said it highlights the need for tools or approaches to minimize it.

Led by researchers at BBMRI-ERIC, the effort intends to clarify how entities should share data, including genomics information, across institutions and countries.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: effect of PD-L1 expression on immunotherapy response, endogenous retrovirus segregation in European rabbits, and more.

Researchers report that even people with a high genetic risk of heart disease benefit from exercise, according to Time magazine.

New ancient DNA studies have revealed female-biased migrations into Bavaria during the Middle Ages and more ancient Neolithic farmer expansions into Iberia.

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Scientists call for addressing the effects of investigator gender on research results, NPR reports.

By sequencing seven new Mesolithic individuals, researchers retraced two hunter-gatherer migrations into Scandinavia after the Last Glacial Maximum.

Over the next three years, Immunovia and its partners will use the firm's Immray PanCan-d assay to screen 6,000 diabetes patients for pancreatic cancer.

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Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.

Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.

Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant. 

In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.