NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – To help accelerate the clinical translation of insights gained from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in type I diabetes, the National Institutes of Health this month announced that it has earmarked $15 million to fund efforts to characterize and validate genetic variations associated with the disease.

While a number of environmental factors play a role in the development of type I diabetes, a number of studies have also implicated genetics in the disease.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.