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The analysis further indicated ties to Lapita populations that lived on Vanuatu and Tonga, suggesting Mariana Islanders may have helped settle Polynesia.

Plans are underway to add genomics data from various Danish cohorts to the browser, which will provide greater insight into disease progression.

The program received an IDE from the FDA this summer and plans to release its first batch of genetic data to the research community late next year.

In PNAS this week: Andean and Amazonian population genetics, lipid metabolism changes in gastric cancer linked to ferroptosis avoidance, and more.

San Francisco Otolaryngology hopes that 2bPrecise's PGx technology can help manage the medication burden on older patients and improve symptoms of dementia.

Investigators used sequence data for more than 200 ancient individuals from Mongolia and Russia to look at population migrations and interactions.

In PLOS this week: gene expression in muscle stem cells, blood metabolomic study of diabetic retinopathy complications, and more.

Genes in immune-related pathways were among those flagged when researchers used RNA sequencing on blood samples to look at functional genetic features in the population.

Data presented at the ASHG virtual meeting highlighted the population insights that can be gleaned from IDB profiles in populations, including loci linked to blood traits.

In Science this week: ancient dog genomes highlight long ties with humans, genomic analysis of 40,000-year-old early East Asian individual, and more.


NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.