This Week in Cell

Stanford University researchers used cell-free DNA sequencing to profile microbes present in more than 650 blood samples from 96 recent heart or lung transplant recipients over the span of two years. In the process, they identified sequences from an opportunistic viral pathogen in the anelloviridae family that appears to take hold in the bloodstream when a transplant recipient's immune system is dampened by anti-rejection drugs.

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.