NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – By delving into the genome of a supercentenarian, a team of researchers led by Erik Sistermans from the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam found some 450 somatic mutations that arose during the woman's lifetime, as they reported in Genome Research today.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.

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