This Week in Science

In Science this week, Stephen Liggett led work that sequenced and analyzed all known human rhinovirus genomes. Phylogenetic analysis revealed "conserved motifs; clade-specific diversity, including a potential newly identified species (HRV-D); mutations in field isolates; and recombination," his team writes in the abstract. They also found that a hypervariable 5' untranslated region tract may affect virulence.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.

Jun
08
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This webinar will describe a project that used transcriptome sequencing to study the synergistic effects of water and nitrogen on gene regulation in rice. 

Jun
08
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This webinar will describe a project that used transcriptome sequencing to study the synergistic effects of water and nitrogen on gene regulation in rice.