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Researchers followed a cohort of soldiers deployed to Honduras for signs of gastrointestinal illness and analyzed their gut microbiomes.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.

Caspr's assay can be transported at room temperature and performed without complex external equipment, making it ideal for low-resource environments.

News items for the week of July 20, 2020. 

The firm launched a CE-IVD marked test for extremely drug-resistant TB and expects to incorporate the multiplexing technology in other assays.

In PNAS this week: genetic evidence for Inca resettlement, analysis of spermatogonial stem cell transcriptomes, and more.

Todos said that it has also expanded its distribution rights to 3D Medicines' SARS-CoV-2 testing products in Asia, North America, and other regions.

An analysis of more than 800 individuals uncovered evidence of an admixture event between Native Americans from present-day Colombia and Polynesians.

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.

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Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.