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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.

The Human Cancer Models Initiative aims to create about 1,000 cancer cell lines that scientists can use to study tumor progression, drug resistance, and more.

A UK research team performed single-cell RNA sequencing on epiblast cells to learn more about how gene expression directs organ formation.

The Wellcome Trust, the Max Planck Society, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will continue to support the open-access journal eLife, according to Nature News.

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Stat News profiles the Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar.

A Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute-led team analyzed the Y chromosome sequences of some 1,200 men from 26 populations, and constructed a phylogenetic tree.

The study refutes previous theories suggesting that Aboriginal Australians descended from populations migrating from India 4,000 years ago.

Re-sequencing of the Schistosoma mansoni genome provides insight into the parasite's population history.

In Nature this week: ancient British genomes highlight influence of migration, and more.

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A UK study on mixing SARS-CoV-2 vaccines is expanding to include vaccines developed by additional companies, according to the Guardian.

According to Science, the US National Academy of Sciences is poised to eject two members accused of sexual harassment.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: machine learning approach to detect DNA-bound proteins, CRISPR-based method for activating specific gene targets, and more.

The FDA and CDC call for a pause in administering Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine while reports of rare blood clots are looked into, reports the Wall Street Journal.