NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A Salk Institute for Biological Studies-led team has shown that it can cluster neuronal subtypes in mouse and human brain samples based on methylation and regulatory features, identifying a new subset of neurons in the human frontal cortex in the process.

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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.

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