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Pattern Recognition DoC Data: Genomics Gems


The US Department of Commerce released a review late last year on the state of the biotech industry. Based on information received from its survey of more than 3,000 businesses in the field, the report characterizes the growth and outlook for the industry. Genome Technology culled through close to 150 pages of information to glean the data most relevant to genomics readers.

The Scan

Alzheimer's Risk Gene Among Women

CNN reports that researchers have found that variants in MGMT contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk among women but not men.

Still Hanging Around

The Guardian writes that persistent pockets of SARS-CoV-2 in the body could contribute to long COVID.

Through a Little Spit

Enteric viruses like norovirus may also be transmitted through saliva, not just the fecal-oral route, according to New Scientist.

Nature Papers Present Method to Detect Full Transcriptome, Viruses Infecting Asgard Archaea, More

In Nature this week: VASA-seq approach to detect full transcriptome, analysis of viruses infecting Asgard archaea, and more.