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Venter Enters the Consumer Genomics Biz

By | September 22, 2015

The genomic entrepreneur has struck a deal with a South African health insurer to sequence the exomes of its customers.

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Week in Review: September 14–18

By | September 18, 2015

Sonogenetics; caffeine affects circadian rhythms; skin microbes help clear pathogen; gene transfer from wasps to moths and butterflies; dopamine and obesity

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Genetics, Immunity, and the Microbiome

By | September 16, 2015

The makeup of an individual’s microbiome correlates with genetic variation in immunity-related pathways, a study shows.

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Direct-to-Consumer Liquid Biopsy

By | September 13, 2015

Some doctors advise shoppers to be skeptical of a newly marketed cancer diagnostic.

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Week in Review: September 7–11

By | September 11, 2015

New hominin species; cell-to-cell HIV transmission; mouth microbes predict dental caries; Lasker winners; transmissible amyloid-β?

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Characterizing DNA Quadruplexes

By | September 10, 2015

Researchers are developing new techniques to better understand how and why knots of DNA are distributed throughout the genome.

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Ancient DNA Elucidates Basque Origins

By | September 9, 2015

Researchers find that the people of northern Spain and southern France are an amalgam of early Iberian farmers and local hunters.

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Week in Review: August 31–September 4

By | September 4, 2015

How innate immune cells guide adaptive ones; PubPeer founders identify themselves; how climate change could affect a cyanobacterium; psychology’s replication problem

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Unexpectedly Wild

By | September 1, 2015

Genomic analysis reveals pigs interbred with wild boars during domestication.

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Capsule Reviews

By | September 1, 2015

Brain Storms, Orphan, Maize for the Gods, and Paranoid.

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