A pair of studies has uncovered additional loci and ancestry-specific variants that are associated with plasma lipid levels and coronary artery disease risk.
A genome-wide association study involving almost 1,600 African individuals led to diverse skin pigmentation-associated loci with varied effects on the complex trait.
A new set of papers reveals a range of gene expression influencers, identified using thousands of samples collected for the Genotype-Tissue Expression project.
A growing number of companies are offering canine DNA tests for breed identification, genetic disease mutations, and traits.
Using data for 34 individuals, researchers tallied human DNA methylation variation across Yakut, Cambodian, Pathan, Mozabite, and Mayan populations.
By genotyping hundreds of individuals from populations in Sudan and South Sudan, investigators untangled genetic contributions from Eurasian groups migrating into Africa.
Investigators identified ties between autism spectrum disorder and mitochondrial haplogroups in mtDNA variant data from nearly 1,000 ASD-affected families.
Independent research teams took a look at the mutations, gene fusions, and other alterations that may inform pediatric T-ALL treatment and outcome predictions.
The team performed a gene expression analysis to discover the new loci, bringing the total number of known risk loci associated with CAD to 73.
Using data for thousands of African individuals, researchers retraced migrations by Bantu language groups and ties to other populations in Africa and beyond.
Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.
Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.
The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.
In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.