Researchers identified variants in the germline that appear to influence DNA methylation levels in prostate cancer tumors or in precancerous tissues.
Tempus Labs researchers said they could match more than 40 percent of patients to a targeted treatment and 77 percent of patients to a relevant clinical trial.
A report from the NSIGHT2 trial compares the diagnostic and analytical performance of clinical whole-genome and exome sequencing on an infant cohort.
Researchers identified Streptococcus pyogenes isolates from a lineage dubbed M1UK that are predicted to produce higher-than-usual levels of a scarlet fever-associated toxin.
The project is funded with £50 million from the UK government, £50 million from the Wellcome Trust, and £100 million from four pharmaceutical firms.
By sequencing an Indus Valley Civilization representative and related individuals, investigators learned more about the South Asian ancestry, farming history, and languages.
The Long Life Family Study has enrolled 4,953 participants in 539 pedigrees in the US and Denmark that are enriched for exceptional longevity.
Researchers saw signs of an unreported Zika virus outbreak in Cuba in 2017, well after the documented decline in new cases in Brazil and other parts of the world.
Researchers saw representatives from at least three population clusters who died up to 1,000 years apart at the "enigmatic" site in the Indian Himalayas.
The clinic will offer comprehensive DNA sequencing, interpretation, and reporting of disease-associated genes for healthy adults and their children.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.