The latest research news in genetics and genomics.
The two studies used Drop-seq RNA profiling to discover essentially all cell types and establish cell lineages in a model organism flatworm.
The team searched for coding and noncoding elements involved in acquired resistance to cytarabine, the main treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.
St. Jude researchers found germline mutations in the transcription factor gene IKZF1 in 0.9 percent of presumed sporadic pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases.
The one-year projects aim to create computational tools, algorithms, visualizations, and benchmark datasets for use with Human Cell Atlas data.
A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.
Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.
In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.
A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.