Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.
Data from hundreds of individuals suggest that the country's populations are genetically diverse, with a long history of genetic isolation and differentiation.
Variants in and around inflammation-related gene CD53 were linked to TB in older Thai individuals infected with certain Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages.
Using genotyping data for thousands of individuals, investigators identified apparent founder events for dozens of South Asian groups.
Researchers identified rises and declines in disease risk that appeared to coincide with the proportion of ancestry from Mapuche and Aymara populations.
Researchers profiled the genotypes and phenotypes for more than 700 induced pluripotent stem cell lines, uncovering between-individual sources of variation.
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.
New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.
Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.
La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.
In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.