A recent investigation by the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Genome Atlas consortium into the genetic underpinnings of breast tumors also offers a glimpse of the benefits of including proteomic data in such analyses.

As they report in Nature, TCGA researchers examined primary breast tumors from a total of 825 patients across five platforms, analyzing DNA copy number, DNA methylation, exome sequences, messenger RNA, and microRNA sequences.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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