neuroscience Fast-Evolving Human Genome Sequences Found to Have Brain-Related Regulatory Roles An integrated analysis that spanned thousands of human accelerated regions suggested they harbor regulatory elements with roles in human brain development. Single-Cell Transcriptomes Reveal Neuronal Cell Types in Mouse Brain Region With single-cell RNA-seq on thousands of cells from the lateral hypothalamic area of male and female mice, researchers saw dozens of glutamatergic and GABAergic neuron types. Verge Genomics Scores $32M in Series A Round Silicon Valley VC firm DFJ led the investment in Verge, which is applying machine learning to the development of new drugs for Parkinson's and ALS. New Giro Health Open Initiative Seeks Answers to Neurodegenerative Diseases The Martinos Center, Envision Genomics, and startup RowAnalytics are building an open precision medicine platform called Giro Health on IBM architecture. Cold Spring Harbor Team to Use $2.7M NIH Grant to Map Long Range Neural Projections Premium The researchers' techniques will enable an understanding of brain circuitry and allow them to study disease models of autism and schizophrenia. Aug 10, 2017 Neuronal Subtypes Revealed Using Single-Cell Methylation Sequencing Aug 25, 2016 Cold Spring Harbor Team Develops Sequencing Method to Map Neuron Transmissions Premium Feb 27, 2009 The Umbrella Institute Premium Feb 24, 2009 DNA Tests Confirm Remains of Russian Royals Killed During Revolution Feb 12, 2009 ABRF Panel Addresses Challenges of Implementing Mass Spectrometry into Core Labs Premium Jan 28, 2009 Making the Most of a Conference Premium Breaking News IndyGeneUS AI Acquires Genetic Cryptocurrency Creator EncrypGen Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort Proteomic Profiling With Two Platforms Provides Complementary Gene, Protein, Phenotype Links Centogene Reports 17 Percent Drop in Q3 Revenues, Closing Down COVID Testing Business StageZero Raising C$4.2M in Private Placement of Stocks, Warrants NGeneBio Gets CE-IVD Mark for HLA Typing Assay The Scan Comfort of Home The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity. Keep Under Control Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says. Just Make It The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.