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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: Salmonella enterica uncovered in 16th century Mexico cemeteries, reconstruction of Hans Jonatan's genome, and more.

US researchers conducted a genome-wide association study of sexual orientation among men, but found only tentative links.

A Johns Hopkins team reported its finding in JAMA Cardiology, backed by SNP array data from 21,870 participants culled from several large cardiovascular studies.

An international team of researchers said their set of 80 SNPs could be used to uniquely identify and track personal genome samples.

Cytox Raises £2.6M

The British genetics company will use the proceeds to support the roll out of its Alzheimer's disease testing service.

Two new studies have delivered a multitude of new markers linked to testicular cancer, as well as a better understanding of the genetic architecture of the disease.

The British molecular diagnostics company plans to make its array-based test for early-stage Alzheimer's disease available in the US by year end.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: high-altitude adaptation signature among Tibetans, de novo mutations in early-onset high myopia, and more.

The proceeds from the seed round will enable TL Biolabs to fund the development and commercial launch of a $15 genomic test for dairy and beef cattle.

The researchers believe that by monitoring mtDNA copy number in blood, they will be able to identify people at risk for developing CHD who could benefit from preventative efforts.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.