Insights about disease risks gleaned from a person's genome sequence can be relevant not only to that individual but also to his or her relatives. People participating in studies that yield clinically important information therefore often decide to share their results with family members. But what if the participant dies before he or she receives the results?

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In Nature this week: mouse genome functional analysis, more sensitive chromatin immunoprecipitation, and more.

The Center for Data Innovation and HealthITNow argue for re-building of genomic research infrastructure.

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