Women with breast cancer and their physicians seek genetic testing in hopes of uncovering a mutation that can guide care, but sometimes the results muddy the waters instead, writes Gina Kolata at the New York Times.
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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.
A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.
In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.
NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.