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Stanford University researchers have used a genome-wide association study to link a gene associated with sleep to heart failure.

The decision lets Vermillion access Medi-Cal's patient network, which covers more than 12.6 million lives, or roughly a third of California's covered lives.

The amendment changes product fees Abbott pays to BG Medicine for galectin-3 test sales in exchange for making two payments totaling $1 million.

Researchers identified DNA methylation patterns associated with both historical and current lifestyles and environments in Central African individuals.

Using available turtle genome sequences, researchers found expansions and relocations to epidermal differentiation genes that appear to contribute to shell formation.

Through a transcriptome study, researchers home in on the activity of inflammation-linked genes in chronically lonely people.

Determining who is and is not an author and where a researcher should fall on a list of authors can be a tricky task, Nature News writes.

In PNAS this week: variant protective against Alzheimer's disease, effect of whole-genome duplication on methylation in rice, and more.

Genome editing is also bringing up questions when applied to farm animals, the New York Times reports.