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Ten sites across the US will seek to integrate genomic risk assessment into clinical care, with a focus on diverse populations.

In PLOS this week: computational approach to gauge penetrance of risk variants, evolution of seasonal influenza A strains, and more.

Phenotypic clustering identified distinct forms of PCOS with specific gene variants, providing a promising strategy for enhancing the treatment of this syndrome.

Single-cell analysis, next-generation sequencing, and synthetic DNA have all been crucial to efforts to find antibodies that could neutralize SARS-CoV-2.

Genomics England has slashed storage costs by migrating to a new file system, while NIH's All of Us research program is seeking savings from a cloud environment.

Among other projects, PacBio is working with LabCorp to sequence a large number of SARS-CoV-2 genomes from de-identified positive samples.

The companies have agreed to combine their respective offerings into a single services package for drug target identification and validation.

Although polygenic risk scores for coronary artery disease can slightly improve standard risk assessment tools, the predicted clinical impact remains small.

Stanley Cohen Dies

Stanley Cohen who shared the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of growth factors has died, according to the Tennessean.

While higher recurrence scores have been associated with increased mortality in women, the pattern of the association differed among male patients.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.