In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.
Researchers have genetically modified a fungus to kill malaria-spreading mosquitos, according to NPR.
The researchers' model indicates that numerous admixture events took place as pastoralism arose in sub-Saharan Africa.
The FLASH method, which depletes unwanted DNA from samples, allows labs to perform deep metagenomic sequencing on smaller, less expensive instruments.
Researchers identified 34 known and 30 new Leptospira species by sequencing dozens of isolates from soil and water samples in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania.
In PLOS this week: profile of a yeast mycoparasite, biology of complex diseases, and more.
In PLOS this week: exome sequencing ties PIK3C2A mutation to new Mendelian disorder, genetic profiles of Plasmodium species in Namibia, and more.
In Science this week: gene variants in Gulf killifish adapted to polluted regions, and more.
The firm said that its nucleic acid amplification test provides viral load measurements of HIV type 1 groups M/N and O, and HIV-2 within 70 minutes
The test for P. vivax-associated malaria was developed with support from FIND and will be distributed by Human Diagnostics Worldwide.
The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.
Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.
Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.
In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.