NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, researchers from Sweden, the UK, and the US explored the potential risks of losing the Y chromosome from a subset of cells circulating in peripheral blood.

By doing array-based genotyping on DNA isolated from peripheral blood samples, the team looked at the incidence — and apparent consequences — of age-related Y chromosome loss in more than 1,150 elderly men.

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Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.

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