Research & Discovery

The latest research news in genetics and genomics.

Using data from TCGA and the HPA, they looked at the prognostic role of each protein-coding gene in 7,932 tumor samples spanning 17 different tumor types.

Mungyeong mummy

A female mummy showing anatomical signs of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease was found to carry risky versions of seven heart disease-related SNPs.

The firm is looking for outside partners to tackle test commercialization as it begins to bring its second-generation colorectal cancer assay to market.

Using thousands of genes from 90 animal species, investigators established models suggesting placental mammals diversified across the Cretaceous-to-Paleogene boundary.

The companies will integrate Cambridge's TrueMethyl technology for oxidative bisulfite sequencing with NuGen's sequencing library preparation kits.

The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.