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European Roots for Native Americans?

By | October 29, 2013

An analysis of ancient DNA from a 24,000-year-old Siberian skeleton generates a new model for the original peopling of the Western Hemisphere.


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New Alzheimer’s-Associated Genes

By | October 28, 2013

A GWAS meta-analysis identifies 11 new loci associated with onset of the neurodegenerative disease.


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Cloud-Based Genomics

By | October 28, 2013

An academic-commercial partnership launches the largest cloud-based genomics project to date.


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About Face

By | October 25, 2013

Researchers show that genetic enhancer elements likely contribute to face shape in mice.


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Genetic Test for Autism Refuted

By | October 25, 2013

Replication attempt shows that earlier claims about a genetic test for autism were overblown.


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Week in Review: October 21–25

By | October 25, 2013

PubMed launches Commons; measuring HIV’s latent reservoir; immune-related pathway variation in genome, microbiome; rapamycin and flu vaccines; grasshopper mice resistant to pain


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Mouth Microbes Influenced by Ethnicity

By | October 24, 2013

Researchers identify oral microbiome signatures that correlate with a person’s cultural background.


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Genome Digest

By | October 23, 2013

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  


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Lab-Grown Hair Follicles

By | October 22, 2013

Using molecular signatures of human dermal papilla cells grown in a 3-D environment, researchers generate new hair follicles using a patient’s own cells.


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Clocking Epigenetics

By | October 22, 2013

DNA methylation status can predict age in various human tissues, a study shows.

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