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In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of Helsinki and elsewhere report on findings from an exome sequencing analysis of small bowel adenocarcinoma. The team used a combination of exome sequencing and OncodriveFML driver mutation detection analysis to profile more than 100 primary small bowel adenocarcinoma samples archived over several years, from 2003 to 2011.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.