Gene Panel Sequencing Uncovers Role for Somatic, Mosaic Mutations in Brain Malformations | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study appearing online last night in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers based at Boston Children's Hospital and elsewhere described a suite of mosaic somatic mutations they detected in individuals with unexplained brain malformations.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Through a transcriptome study, researchers home in on the activity of inflammation-linked genes in chronically lonely people.

Determining who is and is not an author and where a researcher should fall on a list of authors can be a tricky task, Nature News writes.

In PNAS this week: variant protective against Alzheimer's disease, effect of whole-genome duplication on methylation in rice, and more.

Genome editing is also bringing up questions when applied to farm animals, the New York Times reports.