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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 New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.