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A team from MIT and Harvard describe a single-cell sequencing strategy for detecting large, somatic copy number variants spanning a million bases or more. After looking at the sensitivity and specificity of existing low-coverage single-cell sequencing methods for megabase CNV detection, the researchers came up with their own tweaks to bump up the sensitivity of their analytical methods.

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A new study finds that three dimensional facial scans may be able to aid in diagnosing rare genetic diseases.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have retracted two COVID-19 papers due to concerns about the data used in their analyses.

Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that aims to prevent the theft of US-funded research, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: analysis of ancient Caribbean islanders' genomes suggests at least three waves of migration into the region,  DNA barcoding of microbial spores, and more.