In a post discussing DNA sequencing at Discovering Biology in a Digital World, blogger Sandra Porter extolls the virtues of the core lab scientists who comprise ABRF, or the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities. "From poor quality DNA to mixed samples, to mysterious or missing primers," she writes, "they've seen it all and are willing to share strategies for solving the problem."

 

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.