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In Nature this week, a group of UK and Australian scientists publishes a study of nearly 7,000 children with severe neurodevelopmental disorders typically considered monogenic, finding that common genetic variants influence both the risk and clinical presentation of such conditions. In their analysis, the investigators show that 7.7 percent of variance in risk is attributable to inherited common genetic variation.

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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.