The New York Times covers the latest review by scientists of genomewide association studies.

Genomewide association studies have proved technically successful despite many skeptics’ initial doubts, but have been disappointing in that the kind of genetic variation they detect have turned out to explain surprisingly little of the genetic links to most diseases. A set of commentaries in this week’s issue of The New England Journal of Medicine appears to be the first public attempt by scientists to make sense of this puzzling result. Read the full article >>