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The tool allows users to search for unexpected modifications and other phenomena that are difficult to identify using conventional mass spec search software.

In Nature this week: full UK Biobank dataset published, shark genomes give glimpse into cartilaginous fish evolution, and more.

New England Biolabs is using Avacta's affimers with a development-stage research and diagnostic assay that could launch as early as next year.

The UK Biobank has collected genotyping, medical, and other phenotypic data on nearly 500,000 individuals, which it says will fuel additional studies.

A team from the EPFL has identified the chemical NTCB as a potential digestion reagent for middle-down work, though bioinformatic hurdles still remain.

In Genome Research this week: novel nematode gene families, approach to characterize nuclear bodies and other large ribonucleoprotein complexes, and more.

In PNAS this week: effect of PD-L1 expression on immunotherapy response, endogenous retrovirus segregation in European rabbits, and more.

A University College London professor calls for more genetic research on more ethnically diverse populations, according to the Guardian.

In PLOS this week: host genetic variants affecting Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, differentially methylated regions in lung cancer, and more.

Participants aim to use predictive modeling to better understand epigenetic mechanisms, while encouraging the development of new technologies and therapies.

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The US has sent its formal notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Science reports that a draft spending bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 13 percent.

The Harvard Crimson reports that Harvard and MIT are suing the Department of Homeland Security and ICE over the new international student visa policy.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine molecular sequence types and other microbial features, computational method to uncover R-loop structures, and more.