This Week in Cell

In Cell this week, a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research takes a look at DNA methylation marks that differ by parent-of-origin in developing or adult mice. The researchers used a fluorescent reporter system to follow methylation from an imprinted promoter at the chromosome 12 locus Dlk-Dio3 in mouse embryos and adult mice.

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A new study in JAMA finds that genetic tests might not be able to determine what diet is right for someone seeking to lose weight.

A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.

In Genome Biology this week: peopling of the Sahara, epigenetic reprogramming analysis of liverwort, and more.