Research showed the gut microbiome of the giant panda is more similar to the microbiome of a carnivore and lacks bacteria needed to break down cellulose.

With genome sequences from 10 bee species, researchers unearthed regulatory changes contributing to more complex social systems in the insects.

The decision proposes coverage for the test for qualified Medicare patients to help determine which early-stage patients can be more conservatively managed.

Both groups are making their detailed protocols available to researchers online.

Investigators from Germany, the US, China, and elsewhere have identified an ancient Romanian man just a few generations removed from a Neanderthal ancestor.

David Dobbs writes at Buzzfeed that genomics has delivered little on its promises.

In PNAS this week: co-evolutionary signatures of insect hosts and bacterial symbionts, distinct transcript isoforms of high-grade ovarian cancer, and more.

Adam Rutherford discusses genetic genealogy at the Guardian.

Portions of the US 21st Century Cures Act are raising some safety concerns.

Developments in scientific research are outpacing the IT infrastructure lifecycle. Avere Systems worked with Cambridge HealthTech Institute to survey 100 professionals responsible for storage in research environments. This report looks at the results of this unique survey and shares insights into the challenges expressed by respondents, like:

  • What respondents felt were their biggest issues
  • What is needed
  • Benchmarks for comparison
Jun
23
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will demonstrate how automated liquid handling workstations can reduce bottlenecks in library preparation for next-generation sequencing, enabling scientific advances in genomics research that were not possible five years ago. 

May
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.