Participants tried to classify samples based on the epigenomic impact of cigarette smoke cessation and aerosol from modified- or reduced-risk products.
RNA sequencing of patient-derived fibroblasts was able to provide 10 percent of patients with a diagnosis after whole-exome sequencing had failed.
In Genome Research this week: esophageal adenocarcinoma sequencing study, the automated BLAST pipeline Leapfrog, and more.
Researchers saw partial overlap between variants influencing age-related methylation and neuronal patterns and those implicated in other traits or diseases.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.
In Science this week: epigenetic memory of environmental changes in roundworms, and more.
Incorporating splicing and other clues from muscle transcripts, researchers reached diagnoses in cases that were inconclusive after sequencing alone.
The researchers identified proteins that the starfish emit when aggregating to reproduce, and could be used to create synthetic chemicals to help capture and eradicate the pest.
The researchers used SC3 to uncover subclones within samples from patients with pre-malignant tumors.
Columbia University researchers uncover a gene variant associated with differential aging in the brain after the age of 65.
A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.
The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.
In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.
A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.