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Two new papers have identified thousands of genetic loci with ties to more than two-dozen blood cell traits in individuals from up to five ancestry groups.

The grant will allow Weill Cornell to study genetic, social, and clinical factors that might explain why COVID-19 disproportionally affects minorities in the US.

A composite polygenic risk score helped cluster individuals by lifespan, though it appeared to be most informative for younger individuals.

Some of the market's most influential voices, including Kári Stefánsson and Linda Avey, believe that consumer genomics is not on the way out but rather experiencing a period of transition.

LGC will be Swift's worldwide partner for amplicon-based targeted sequencing assays for genotyping AgBio samples, including crop species and animals. 

The consortium will gather Nigerians' genomic, phenotypic, and clinical data in six geopolitical regions to study non-communicable and infectious diseases.

University of Manchester and University of Cambridge researchers found SNPs in genes involved in cell survival, estrogen metabolism, and transcriptional control.

The federal court order dismissed the case with prejudice, which prevents the plaintiffs from raising the case again.

By analyzing the genomes of the admixed descendants of the vanished Brazilian coastal Tupí population, researchers worked out how they likely settled there thousands of years ago.

Led by investigators at the University of Oslo, the four-year CoMorMent project is slated to commence next month with a total budget of €6 million.

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The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.

The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.

Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.