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Researchers with Harvard University's FAS Center for Systems Biology report on changes to the human gut microbiome associated with the use of xenobiotics. The team followed human gut microbiomes in three individuals taking xenobiotic compounds over nine months, using a combination of 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing, microbial community gene expression experiments, and flow cytometry to test the individuals' fecal samples.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.