Clearer Risk

A new genetic risk test for breast cancer is being rolled out in the UK, the Guardian reports.

The test examines 18 SNPs that influence breast cancer disease risk, and it is to first be available to women with a family history of disease who are undergoing testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, it adds.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.