The researchers will use single-cell genomics and other approaches to generate information that could ultimately be used to diagnose, monitor, and treat disease.
An international team analyzed the genomes of 65 wild-born chimpanzees and 10 bonobos to uncover evidence of gene flow.
Using sequence data for more than 1,800 Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates, researchers identified 68 SNPs to trace the bug to its geographical source.
Genome sequencing suggests secondary tumors present after ionizing radiation treatment tend to contain numerous deletions and balancing inversions.
Different clades of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis are behind the self-limiting and invasive diseases the bacterium causes in different parts of the world.
Using genome sequence data from almost 65,000 individuals, researchers identified 39.2 million SNPs that can be applied to improved genotyping imputation.
The project has recruited nearly half of the 1,000 families it plans to analyze and has completed the exome analysis for about 160.
Researchers found distinct genetic differences in the two forms of CHD and discovered three new rare CHD disorders in children.
The updated repository includes 265 drugs, 1,074 cell lines, as well as associated whole-exome sequencing and gene expression data among other datasets.
Melanoma patients with just one copy of the MC1R gene variant linked to red hair harbor 42 percent more mutations in their tumors than expected.
An initial analysis suggests the novel coronavirus from Wuhan that is sickening people might come from snakes, a team of virologists writes at the Conversation.
DNA testing confirms captured Chicago coyote same as the one that bit a boy near a nature museum, the Chicago Tribune reports.
An analysis of Tibetan ice cores uncovers more than two dozen previously unknown virus groups, LiveScience reports.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of four children buried in Cameroon approximately 3,000 and 8,000 years ago, and more.