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With RNA sequence, expression quantitative trait locus, genome-wide association, and other data, researchers identified disease-related genes in the kidney glomerulus and tubule compartments.

Results from a small study suggest that blood biomarkers could be used to test for acute sleep loss and related problems such as drowsy driving.

Researchers developed a k-mer-based classification scheme to assay lncRNA function, identifying cis-repressive lncRNAs with k-mer features resembling Xist.

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Researchers identified a diverse toxin gene superfamily using venom-related tissue transcripts and venom peptides from the giant red bull ant.

The RNA-seq data, for nearly 40,000 cells from the developing mouse brain, can be explored through an interactive online interface called Cell Seek.

In urothelial cancer, the presence of a gene signature stemming from stromal cells seemed to interfere with anti-PD-1 drug response in tumors with infiltrating T-cells.

Using proteomic and genetic approaches, researchers identified a histone mark called lysine benzoylation that appears to be enhanced by exposure to sodium benzoate.

While the '3G' study did not establish clinical utility, the researchers said it shows genomic profiling to guide gastric cancer treatment is feasible.

Researchers used brain expression data from mice with well-documented sleep traits to identify gene networks that overlap with those in human depression.

The technique features sequencing-by-ligation and error-correction strategies, and was used to simultaneously map more than 1,000 genes in mouse brain tissue.

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.