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A multi-ancestry genome-wide association study meta-analysis uncovered 86 genetic loci associated with prostate cancer risk that researchers bundled into a genetic risk score.

In PNAS this week: effect of mutagenic compounds on transcription in yeast, role for GATA6 in regulating sinus node development, and more.

Epic will access the center's liquid biopsy samples and expand its platform to in-depth characterization of cell-free fractions and circulating tumor cells.

Users will be able to sequence over 20,000 samples simultaneously with the updated panel, which the firm expects to offer sometime in the third quarter for research use only. 

Preliminary studies find more people with antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 than expected, but the analyses' methods have been criticized.

The OpenNotes movement is encouraging experimentation as some health systems start making complete genomic reports available to patients the moment the lab signs off. 

According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.

Visium, which provides gene expression information along with spatial information from the same tissue sample, will be shipped later next month.

Presenters at the 2019 annual meeting's opening plenary spoke about merging technologies in order to individualize care for their patients.

In a set of new studies, members of an international team mapped gene variation, expression, and regulatory interactions in developing and adult human brains.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.