Researchers have uncovered methylation differences linked to altered oxytocin signaling among people with hypersexual disorder, New Scientist reports.
A Mendelian randomization analysis found visceral fat to be linked to cardiometabolic disease risk, especially type 2 diabetes risk in women.
In PLOS this week: reference bias effects in ancient genomics, tsetse fly genetic diversity, and more.
A twin study uncovers evidence that genes may influence whether someone gets a dog, Martha Stewart reports.
In PNAS this week: signals of natural selection among Indigenous populations of North America, population and social structures of several European Stone Age burial sites, and more.
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.
In PNAS this week: effect of PD-L1 expression on immunotherapy response, endogenous retrovirus segregation in European rabbits, and more.
New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.
A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.
Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.
In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.