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This Week in PNAS

A study in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests relationships forged through co-evolution between Helicobacter pylori bugs and their human hosts can significantly influence gastric disease risk. Researchers from the US and Colombia assessed genotyping patterns in pathogen and host blood samples taken from almost 250 individuals in two parts of Colombia with disparate gastric cancer rates but comparable H.

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Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.