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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: statistical tool to track temporal gene expression, effects of transcription factor variants on bacterial regulatory gene networks, and more.

In the PLOS journals this week: a tsetse fly population genetics study, an analysis of E. Coli isolates from infected individuals in India, and more.

With genome sequencing, investigators tracked down a sole stool donor carrying the same multi-drug resistant form of Escherichia coli found in two FMT recipients with bacteremia.

Canadian food inspectors are relying on whole-genome sequencing to track foodborne pathogens, the CBC reports.

In Genome Research this week: PeCanPIE platform for finding, annotating, and ranking pathogenic variants; commensal Escherichia coli analysis; and more.

In PNAS this week: mathematical model of metastatic seeding, mitochondrial mutation effects, and more.

NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.

Based on sequences for hundreds of E. coli ST131 lineage isolates, researchers propose a model that involves negative frequency-dependent selection on accessory parts of the genome.

In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.

Sequencing has helped identify where an E. coli outbreak may have originated, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.