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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: pan-cancer analysis of Fbw7 mutations, COBASI approach to find single-nucleotide variants, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: glioma GWAS uncovers new risk loci, and more.

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

Using genome sequencing and comparative genomics, two research teams characterized the black streak disease-causing pathogen and related fungal species.

Based on more than 100 genome sequences, researchers saw selection signatures in domestic pigs despite extensive gene flow between domestic and wild animals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – During the Industrial Revolution in Europe, pig breeders drew on imported Chinese pigs to increase meat quality and litter size of European breeds.

A public-private consortium formed to investigate multi-drug resistance in malaria this week reached the end of a five-year, €2.8 million (about $3.6 million) project having identified a number of genetic markers related to drug resistance and developed a highly sensitive and spe

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) – Members of the 150 Tomato Genome ReSequencing Project have completed the sequencing stage of that study on tomato genetic variation and are now starting to dive into data analysis, Wageningen University's Gabr

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a set of papers appearing in Nature, the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science online, GigaScience, and other BioMed Central journals today, investigators outlined findings from the newly sequenced pig genome and related researc

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.