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The UK's 100,000 Genomes Project aims to sequence the genomes of people like Sophie Lewis, who has had a series of unexplained heart attacks, in the hopes that their genomes will shed light on their rare diseases, Motherboard reports.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

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