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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.

The group is mailing pharmacogenetic information back to patients, with plans to deliver genetic disease risk and carrier screening results.

The personalized medicine company hopes to use the new array to inform new consumer and clinical tests, while also making it available to others for research.

In PNAS this week: genomic analysis of the venomous Hispaniolan solenodon, Epstein-Barr virus amplification in replication compartments, and more.

With a large genome-wide association study, researchers identified several significant associations in PDE4B, a gene with expression shifts in brain samples from stressed mice.

The assessment incorporates different ethnic backgrounds, but debate continues among researchers on the utility of polygenic risk scores for diabetes.

Although analyses for other drugs in the class have failed to confirm the influence of genotype, Dalcor is moving forward with its clinical trial, expecting some results by the end of this year.

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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.