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An array-based analysis involving more than two dozen patients led to a miRNA signature associated with overall survival in primary central nervous system lymphoma.

In PLOS this week: links between placental transcriptome and weight; colorectal cancer-related microRNAs; and more.

Researchers are developing blood tests to determine people's chronotypes, according to Scientific American.

In Genome Biology this week: catalog of curated human genes and transcripts; potential biomarkers for aging; and more.

The finding could help detect autologous blood doping among athletes, Dark Daily reports.

The company beat the consensus Wall Street estimate on the top line and guided to 2018 revenues of between $21 million and $22 million.

In adults and children with Crohn's, miR-31 was found at higher levels in gut tissue, and the cases marked by lower expression tended to have poorer outcomes.

The blood-based test, called Melaseq, measures 38 circulating microRNAs that regulate processes that melanoma cells undergo as they become malignant.

The company said the NIH funding will enable it to further validate the saliva-based test and prepare it for commercial launch later this year.

Priorities for Q3 include the continued buildup of a commercial launch for the company's BarreGEN test. The firm has started a second clinical validation study for the test.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.