In PLOS this week: statistical approach to prioritize rare variant searches, gene expression alterations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and more.
By studying its enamel proteome, researchers have found the ancient ape Gigantopithecus blacki belongs to a sister clade to that of orangutans.
The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna reflects at Science on the anniversary of the announcement of the birth of twin girls who underwent genome editing.
Bloomberg Businessweek discusses genomics with BGI's Wang Jian.
In Science this week: researchers find transplanting the gut microbiome in mice affects physiology, and more.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.
According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.
New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.
According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.
US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.
An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.
In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.
Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.
An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.
In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.
In PLOS this week: Mycobacterium abscessus linked to gastric conditions, placental gene expression changes associated with preterm birth, and more.
The Guardian reports that UK universities are looking into ways to reduce labs' reliance on single-use plastics.
MIT's Technology Review reports on a company's genetic test that gauges an embryo's susceptibility to certain diseases.
People with certain gene variants tend to not like vegetables, particularly bitter ones, CNN reports.
Veritas Genetics confirms a data breach of a customer-facing portal.
The federal government sues Gilead over prophylactic use of HIV drugs.
Gene expression shifts in stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes sent to space.
From Rome's history to a genetic screen for vulnerabilities in small cell lung cancer.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.