In PNAS this week: high-altitude adaptation signature among Tibetans, de novo mutations in early-onset high myopia, and more.
An exome-wide association study involving almost 2,800 individuals with dilated cardiomyopathy led to six new and two known susceptibility loci.
A meta-analysis of hundreds of thousands of individuals led to several dozen rare or low-frequency variants with relatively pronounced effects on height.
An exome-wide association study drew attention to a rare variant in TM2D3 that is more common among people of Icelandic heritage.
A rare autosomal variant and common X-linked variant study produced new associations between first-menstruation timing and rare autosomal variants.
A missense change in CDKN2A turned up through a genome-wide association study involving thousands of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases and controls.
Researchers identified low-frequency lung cancer risk variants through a three-stage association involving nearly 13,000 Chinese individuals.
For the first time ever, the privately held, Oxford, UK-based company reported its total and commercial revenues.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Michigan, the Broad Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital presented a computa
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Title: Robert Turner Professor of Diabetes, University of Oxford
Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.
Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.
Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.
In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.