Spectrumnews.org: Analysis spotlights mutations in 'dark' regions of the genome

Numbers game: A new way of homing in on autism variants mathematically shuffles thousands of types of noncoding regions in the genome.

Spontaneous mutations in stretches of DNA between genes contribute to autism, a robust new analysis of nearly 8,000 whole genomes suggests1. These mutations are present in promoters, the

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