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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.

Researchers looked at the relationship between survival and tumor diversity in more than a dozen individuals with high-grade serous ovarian cancer. 

Using an algorithm known as HotNet2, an international team has identified more than a dozen genetically altered sub-networks in thousands of tumor samples assessed for the Cancer Genome Atlas project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — An analysis of data from The Cancer Genome Atlas' comprehensive molecular profiling of squamous cell head and neck cancer has revealed a more complicated molecular landscape for the disease, and has identified a new genomic subset that indicates particularly poor survival.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two forms of a rare subgroup of acute lymphoblastic leukemia form through chromothripsis, or catastrophic chromosome shattering, researchers from the Wellcome Trust S

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.