Researchers in China have disrupted the FGF5 gene, which regulates hair growth, in a breed of cashmere goats to yield animals with longer coarse outer hair and longer fine inner hair, New Scientist reports.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.