The Full Virus

Researchers propose standard terms for describing the completeness of viral genome sequences.

Genomics' Hot Streak

Genomics researchers continue to publish a good portion of the most highly cited papers, according to Thomson Reuters.

Balanced Diet

Fecal analysis indicates Neanderthals ate plants alongside their meat.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: affect of molecular data on cancer patient survival predictions, and more.

Personalized Products Expanding

Personalized medicine is happening, as there are 57 percent more products now than four years ago, a new report says.

Proposed Bill Underscores Need to Study Male, Female Cells

US lawmakers introduce a bill to require studies to include both male and female cells, tissues, and animals.

Long-time Companion

Using a phylogenetic approach, researchers trace the history of herpes simplex viruses.

Both Good and Bad

Microbes can both help and hurt people's health, and need to be studied more, the New Scientist says.

This Week in Genome Research

In Genome Research this week: computational approach to find pathogens from sequencing data, sheep rumen microbiome, and more.

Children's Study, Interrupted

The National Institutes of Health hits the pause button on National Children's Study.

The Microbial Device in Your Hand

Microbes found on smartphones resemble the microbiome of the phones' owner, according to a new study.

Ancient DNA Adventurer

Svante Pääbo discusses his beginnings as an archaeologist and transition to studying ancient DNA with the New York Times.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: personal transcriptome, comparative genomics of white rot and brown rot, and more.