Using genotype and phenotype data from the UK Biobank project, a Stanford investigator uncovered variants linked to low bone mineral density.
Using the method, the researchers predicted the effects of over 140 million mutations in different tissues and identified mutations possibly associated with increased risk of several immune diseases.
The team came up with an algorithm called bloodTyper for antigen-typing based on whole-genome sequences.
MIT and Stanford computer scientists developed a technique for secure, massively scalable genomic analysis that they hope will unleash greater data sharing.
In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.
The latest release of Sophia AI merges imaging analysis with genomic medicine in pursuit of better diagnosis and treatment.
Sentieon will integrate its DNAseq and TNseq variant-calling technology into Qiagen's CLC Genomics Workbench and the Qiagen Clinical Insight platform.
A study led by Johns Hopkins describes a method for automating slow, inaccurate manual chart review when searching for signs of misdiagnosis.
A Baylor study compared 25 algorithms in terms of their ability to characterize missense variants and found significant disagreement in their predictions.
In Genome Biology this week: new hot pepper reference genomes, comparison of variant classification algorithms, and more.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.