Latest Genomics News

Study ends without finding cause of rare cancer in N.C. town

Oct. 20, 2020 11:13 AM EDT

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An investigation into a cluster of rare eye cancer cases in a North Carolina town has concluded without finding any definitive answers. The Huntersville town council got $100,000 from the state to conduct the study about the ocular melanoma cases and got the report back Monday...

Genome study finds 11 early sources for COVID-19 in Arizona

Sep. 16, 2020 1:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — At least 11 people infected with COVID-19 traveled to Arizona and passed the disease to others, starting local transmission chains that seeded the state's earliest coronavirus outbreaks starting in mid-February, according to a newly published study. Looking at genomes sequenced from virus...