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The projects are focused on the impact of microbe communities on soil nutrient cycling, and the relationship between gene function and beneficial plant traits.

Investigators identified dozens of Alzheimer's-related epigenetic signatures based on cytosine methylation and other profiles in Alzheimer's-related cell lines and patient samples.

NanoView will develop custom antibody-based assays on its ExoView platform to identify EVs containing biomarkers potentially linked to the neurological disorders.

Fluidigm will develop a microfluidic device for single-cell measurement of epigenetic changes under a broader $27.8 million DARPA-funded project.

The All of Us program aims to enroll 1 million Americans willing to donate biological samples and share a variety of genetic and health data.

The Long Life Family Study has enrolled 4,953 participants in 539 pedigrees in the US and Denmark that are enriched for exceptional longevity.

Single-cell transcriptomic profiles for more than 1,700 malaria-causing Plasmodium berghei parasites revealed gene expression patterns that differ by parasite stage.

The method combines DNA-barcoded antibodies with signal amplification for multiplexed protein imaging at subcellular resolution and relatively high throughput.

The company will provide counseling in multiple languages and connect people to local healthcare resources so they can use the genetic information they've learned in their own care. 

Researchers saw representatives from at least three population clusters who died up to 1,000 years apart at the "enigmatic" site in the Indian Himalayas.

Results from some 4,200 GWAS suggest a significant subset of genetic loci contribute to multiple complex traits, though the type of overlap further varied at the gene and SNP levels.

The clinic will offer comprehensive DNA sequencing, interpretation, and reporting of disease-associated genes for healthy adults and their children.

Researchers have launched a startup called Fluxus to commercialize a platform based on the optofluidic chip for molecular analysis.

The $10 million initiative will include scientists from the University of California's campuses, as well as from governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

The firm is developing a biomarker panel to detect mutations in mesenchymal cells, with the goal of guiding drug treatment and improving earlier patient intervention.

The researchers identified genes that specifically extend the lifespan of neurons and found genes that increase the number of neurites in the brain.

By analyzing metagenomic sequences found in thousands of human mouth and gut samples, researchers tracked down almost 45.7 million distinct microbial genes.

The revenue growth was driven in part by sales generated by Australian reagent maker TGR Biosciences, which Expedeon acquired in May last year.

The firm offered more than 2.7 million shares of its common stock, including 356,435 shares to its underwriters pursuant to an option to purchase additional shares.

The team used this system to perform orthogonal and multiplexed genome engineering of endogenous targets using up to 25 individual CRISPR RNAs.

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Retraction Watch reports that a paper was pulled because it refers to a gene that doesn't exist in mice.

Researchers were able to generate fertilized northern white rhinoceros eggs, according to Mashable.

Former Orig3n employees raise concerns about its testing at Bloomberg Businessweek.

In PLOS this week: microRNA expression changes in hepatocellular carcinoma, real-time PCR-based approach for diagnosing schistosomiasis, and more.