The E. coli that killed dozens and infected thousands of people in Germany last month has a "highly unusual" combination of traits that made it particularly deadly, reports The New York Times' Gina Kolata.
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In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.
A cancer researcher retracts 19 articles from one journal for image manipulation, according to Retraction Watch.
Precision medicine has to consider context in addition to genetic mutations in cancer treatment, Medscape reports.
Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.