By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Science today, more than half a dozen short articles commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the publication of the human genome sequence.

In the first of these, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, who headed one of two genome sequencing efforts at the time, provided examples of cases in which genomics has been used to find genetic factors and mechanisms underlying individuals' diseases.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.

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