NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Gastroenterological Association today said that it has created a new center to coordinate research and education efforts related to the gut microbiome.

The AGA Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education has been formed by the association as a "virtual home" for its gut microbiome activities. It said that the mission of the center is to "advance research and education on the gut microbiome in human health and disease."

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.