Scientists from The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Public Health England, and elsewhere sequenced the genomes of 209 MRSA isolates collected in Europe from 1960 to 1989.
The foundation announced 17 junior physician scientists receiving 2017 Clinical Scientist Development awards, including several researchers conducting omics-related projects.
The financing will go toward efforts by the German firm to bring its point-of-care screening system for drug-resistant bacteria to hospitals.
Tempus and Rush will work together to rapidly collect and analyze important biospecimens to fuel cancer research.
The institute will house the Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance to monitor antibiotic-resistant bacteria worldwide.
Streck has inked a distribution agreement with Innovative Medical Solutions for its portfolio of controls, cell stabilization, and molecular products.
The researchers suggested that Ashkenazi Jewish women as well as women of other ancestries might benefit from broader genetic screening for breast cancer risk.
Researchers led by Jennifer Doudna found that the architecture of the Cas1-Cas2 integrase contributes to bacterial adaptive immunity.
Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.
Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.
Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.
In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.