SNP genotyping

The Virginia-based firm's genetic genealogy service for forensics played a central role in a recent arrest in a 30-year-old double homicide case.

The genetic structure of populations differed from morphology-based descriptions, indicating the potential dangers of classifying exclusively on morphological variation.

The technology allows for genome-wide SNP discovery and genotyping in large populations of organisms in a single experiment.

Researchers used a machine learning approach to link variants in the PPARG gene to abnormal brain development seen among preterm infants.

A new study stratified the Irish population into 10 genetic clusters that largely line up with geographic and political boundaries.

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

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A growing number of companies are offering canine DNA tests for breed identification, genetic disease mutations, and traits.

Results from a randomized clinical trial known as GIFT suggest that genotype-guided warfarin dosing is linked to fewer adverse events than clinical dosing.

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

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.