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Yale University researchers have developed a file-format manipulation approach to block access to certain variants to protect participants' sensitive information.

The newly public company has attracted attention from both investors and competitors for its technology platform used in antibody discovery workflows.

Using genome-wide association study, cell line, organoid, and other data, researchers tracked down polygenic contributors to drug-induced liver injury in hepatocytes.

In animal models, loss of ALK was associated with protection from obesity, even when the animals were on a high-fat diet.

Functional genomics firm The DNA Company acquired digital therapeutics app My Pain Sensei, giving it an AI development platform and a Health Canada medical device license.

Exome sequences for nearly 35,600 cases and controls revealed genes prone to mutation in autism spectrum disorder, along with related cell types, functions, and developmental stages.

The researchers identified 240 metabolite-locus associations, including novel gene candidates for biotransformation and detoxification reactions.

A genome-wide association meta-analysis involving almost one million heart failure cases and controls identified 11 risk loci and helped distinguish potential causal contributors.

Researchers identified a new type 2 diabetes-associated site involving the ZRANB3 gene, which may have a role in regulating pancreatic beta cells.

Findings from a genome-wide association study suggest that fetal SNPs in SLIT2 and other genes may coincide with the risk of spontaneous preterm birth.

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.