This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute team of researchers describe the use of a new sequencing technique for analyzing human gut microbes, which enabled them to evaluate the long-term stability of these bacterial communities. With the method, called LEA-seq, the investigators sampled the fecal microbial community of 37 people, four of whom were participating in a 32-week liquid diet.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.