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.
In analyses of multiple traits and diseases, investigators uncovered loss-of-function or truncating changes with apparent protective effects.
Data from almost 19,500 individuals did not show clear ties between a heterozygous mutation in the HBB hemoglobin beta gene and ischemic stroke risk.
Researchers genotyped Y chromosome markers in almost 100 ancient horse DNA samples spanning 5,000 years.
In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."
Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.
Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.
In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.