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Researchers identified prognostically relevant glioma subtypes by incorporating genetic, epigenetic, and protein data for 1,122 diffuse glioma tumors.

The results showed that syndromic forms of autism are more likely when children have alterations of genes in the mGluR pathway.

In PNAS this week: identification of human follicle mite lineages using mtDNA, copy number expansions in cattle NK-lysin gene, and more.

Using a suite of genomic tools, the Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network characterized primary prostate cancers.

Members of TCGA characterized papillary renal cell carcinomas, uncovering two main tumor groups and several more prognostically informative subtypes.

In Science this week: human population copy number analysis, and more.

The method detects somatic copy number alterations in whole-exome datasets without requiring input from users and irrespective of sequencing platform. 

More than 10 percent of individuals in an unselected population carried recurrent syndrome-associated CNVs or rare autosomal CNVs with potential ties to cognitive ability.

A method called G&T-seq physically separates single-cell DNA from messenger RNA for subsequent sequencing.

Researchers did genome sequencing and copy number testing on samples from 100 pancreatic ductal carcinoma patients, building on prior ICGC exome findings.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.