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The agreement is based on a jointly owned US patent application that claims methods of assessing a person's risk for generalized osteoarthritis based on IL-1 genotypes.

This article has been updated from an earlier version with additional comments from Eliot Lurier.
By Turna Ray

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.