According to the researchers, led by a team at the University of Cambridge, detecting somatic brain mutations in patients during their life may increase diagnostic precision and lead to new therapies.
A search for genetic contributors to flood-tolerant rice led to a distinct version of the gibberellin biosynthesis gene SD1.
Researchers genotyped Y chromosome markers in almost 100 ancient horse DNA samples spanning 5,000 years.
Teams studying kidney and skin cancers independently implicated SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling mutations in checkpoint blockade immunotherapy response.
Eight draft microbial genomes were generated using DNA in Neanderthal plaque, as part of study aimed at uncovering Neanderthal diet, behavior, and more.
Response to a low toxicity drug called decitabine was most pronounced in acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome cases with TP53 mutations.
A year after launching the test in the US, the company is making it available in more than 100 countries, partnering with distributors in Israel, Turkey, and Finland.
The Belgian company is also developing new tests and applications with its Multiplex Amplification of Specific Targets for Resequencing technology.
Two separate studies concluded that in most SEO cancer cases what they are seeing are two separate early-stage tumors, instead of late-stage cancer.
Galil Genetic Analysis recently began offering its OncoGenetics RDMGGA 1.0 Re-sequencing Chip as a service to its customers in Israel, according to the company's CEO.
This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.
The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.
Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.
In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.