A genome-wide association and fine-mapping study of Samoans led to a missense mutation in the CREBRF gene that seems to correspond with increased fat storage.
Individuals with multiple primary colorectal cancers appear prone to germline immune-related gene mutations that may lead to mutationally heterogeneous tumors.
Loci identified in a genome-wide association study of women with spontaneous fraternal twin birth offers clues to the hormonal processes behind this propensity.
Genomic, transcriptomic, and methylomic data for more than 150 oligodendroglial tumors uncovered three subgroups within a previously defined low-grade glioma subtype.
A genome-wide association study of participants from three substance dependence cohorts led to variants in some of the same genes linked to psychiatric disease.
Embark hopes the test will not only satisfy the curiosity of pet owners but advance both canine and human health research.
A genome-wide association study of HIV-infected individuals in Uganda and Tanzania led to a chromosome 5 locus that may protect against active TB infection.
Researchers demonstrated the feasibility of doing a transcriptome-wide association study using GWAS data and imputed expression clues from reference individuals.
Vanderbilt University, the University of Colorado at Denver, Partners HealthCare, and the Montreal Heart Institute will use Illumina technology to analyze their biobank samples.
A type 2 diabetes genome-wide association meta-analysis involving tens of thousands of Japanese individuals uncovered risk loci relevant to other populations.
In PLOS this week: a sequencing-based screen of Lyme disease-causing pathogen, the range of animals bitten by Anopheles darling mosquitoes in Peru, and more.
An NC State researcher is exploring the use of CRISPR-Cas3 as an anti-microbial, Gizmodo reports.
The Earth BioGenome Project plans to sequence all life on Earth, according to ScienceInsider.
For those who are concerned about Trump administration actions related to science, a new column in Scientific American has suggestions for ways to fight back.