Using extensive genetic data from an Icelandic population, researchers identified two rare variants associated with osteoarthritis and related hip replacements.
An integrated analysis of uterine carcinosarcomas uncovered a range of somatic mutations and shifts in transcription, methylation, and microRNA expression.
A genome-wide association study involving more than 52,000 men led to variants linked to male pattern baldness, along with early SNP-based attempts to predict the trait.
A new study suggests that more than 1 percent of the Mongolian yak genome, on average, is made up of sequences obtained by mixing with bovine cattle.
Heterozygous deletions at the chromosome 22q11.2 locus contribute to kidney problems in individuals with DiGeorge syndrome or congenital urogenital conditions.
A genome-wide association study and meta-analysis uncovered several possible ties to multiple keratinocyte cancer versus single keratinocyte cancer cases.
The study suggests that modern human populations split into an eastern and a western group some 45,000 years ago, not long after the main out-of-Africa migration.
Researchers incorporated deep phenotyping and gene expression profiles to tease apart gene networks that are altered in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.
A genome-wide association study of more than 2,700 individuals with Crohn's disease uncovered prognosis-related loci distinct from those linked to disease risk.
Researchers suspect Denisovan-like sequences may reflect adaptive introgression of sequences related to brown fat development and cold adaptation.
Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.
An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.
At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.
In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.