Genetics & Genomics Research & Discovery

The latest research news in genetics and genomics.

The project has identified carrier variants in 109 infants so far — a total of 232 variants in 166 genes — according to a presentation at ASHG today.

Researchers have been able to detect and characterize genomic alterations in DNA floating in the aqueous humor of the eye, opening the door to new prognostic studies.

University of Exeter researchers used UK Biobank data to examine the interaction of genetic risk factors for obesity, physical activity, and sleep.

A review by Max Planck researcher Matthias Mann and colleagues suggests that improved mass spec performance could enable more effective plasma marker discovery.

The study aims to explore the "unique benefits and challenges" or incorporating genomic information into the routine care of active duty Air Force members.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.