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In this week's Nature, an international research team presents a genetic atlas of the human plasma proteome, revealing 1,927 genetic associations with 1,478 proteins that could prove useful in treating a range of disorders. The scientists show that protein quantitative trait loci overlap with gene expression quantitative trait loci, as well as with disease-associated loci, and uncover evidence that protein biomarkers have causal roles in disease.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.