Three studies encompassing dozens of ancient genomes are offering a closer look at complex historical population spread in North, Central, and South America.
In the Finnish GeneRisk study, patients at high risk for heart disease were especially motivated to take action if their polygenic risk score was high.
The UK Biobank has collected genotyping, medical, and other phenotypic data on nearly 500,000 individuals, which it says will fuel additional studies.
Researchers examine the genetic makeup of dogs at animal shelters in Arizona and California and how well that matches with what breeds shelters say a dog may be.
Efforts are underway to standardize pharmacogenetic testing, but experts say more needs to be done to encourage broader acceptance of these recommendations.
The company develops microarray-based pathogen detection products based on a proprietary genotyping technology.
DeCode's new offering adds to an ongoing controversy over whether people in the island country have a right to know if they are at increased risk for disease.
A Veterans Health Administration subcommittee evaluated the clinical utility of 30 pharmacogenetic tests and recommended about half for wider use.
The centers will generate genotype and whole-genome sequence data from the samples submitted by participants.
A team of European researchers analyzed DNA from infected medieval skeletons to find the HLA allele DRB1*15:01 was more common among leprosy patients.
A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.
Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.
In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.
Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.