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GWAS

The Cognitive Genomics Consortium researchers said their findings could help understand how the brain works at the molecular level.

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.

That Stinky Scent

A genome-wide association study in the BMJ homes in on variants that may make people unable to smell the 'asparagus urine' stench.

A chromosome 15 variant may have ties to congenital heart failure in breast cancer patients who receive treatment with the anthracycline chemotherapy doxorubicin.

By overlaying epilepsy genetic data onto co-expressed gene networks from post-mortem brain samples, researchers proposed a 320-gene expression network for epilepsy.

A genome-wide association study based on variants in genome sequences for 129 peach accessions uncovered loci related to nine qualitative peach traits.

Two independent research teams linked plasmepsin 2 and plasmepsin 3 gene amplifications to piperaquine resistance.

The researchers found that genetically predicted increases in heart rate were associated with shortened lifespans.

Illumina and the H3Africa Consortium hope the array will allow future GWAS to address African genomic diversity in a way that previous chips have not.

A University of Colorado School of Medicine-led team reported 23 new loci associated with vitiligo susceptibility.

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In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.