A number of the genes implicated are also the targets of approved therapeutics or of ones under testing.
An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.
New funding will support assay development and lab space to offer test services, and ultimately a test kit using the firm's resistance database.
Sphere Fluidics' Cyto-Mine system automates single-cell analysis, sorting, imaging, and dispensing to help speed biopharmaceutical discovery.
Researchers were able to classify 1,244 of 4,585 putatively clinically relevant rare variants genotyped on the UKB microarray as high quality.
About 77 percent of the species the researchers uncovered in a human microbiome study of more than 9,000 metagenomes had never before been described.
An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.
Bioké has signed a number of recent distribution deals covering the the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg including ones with Syntec and Namocell.
Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.
The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.