Research & Discovery

The latest research news in genetics and genomics.

The new SR-Plex system comes without integrated sample prep, making it less expensive and more amenable to non-protein work like nucleic acid assays.

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.

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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.

Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.