In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.
Artificial tRNAs may allow cells to read through premature stop codons and treat genetic diseases, New Scientist reports.
A sequencing study suggests multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus bacteria are often passed between people, not acquired from the environment.
Couples can now buy cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy carrier screening tests through Amazon, though a doctor will have to approve the order.
Cystic fibrosis carrier status often did not impact family planning decisions and was sometimes perceived as a risk to unaffected family members.
Sophia's platform will be used to analyze data from Devyser's hereditary breast cancer and cystic fibrosis testing kits.
The firm sees the new panel as an important step forward in its strategy to further penetrate the molecular diagnostics market with its qPCR products.
Dutch researchers are using organoids to personalize cystic fibrosis and cancer treatments, Al Jazeera reports.
Researchers sequenced and analyzed Burkholderia samples collected from the lungs of a cystic fibrosis patient over the course of two decades.
CFFT will support drug discovery and development for cystic fibrosis while Editas will look into both common and uncommon mutations.
Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.
Some science companies will be taking part in next month's March for Science, Fortune reports.
Shale oil companies are turning to DNA sequencing to find spots to drill, Reuters reports.