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.
The nucleic acid diagnostic platform they are developing doesn't require expensive optics, and it could be available as a manufacturing prototype in about a year.
Using meat and clinical samples collected prospectively over a year, researchers found evidence for poultry-to-human transmission of Escherichia coli sequence type 131.
In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.
In Genome Research this week: population dynamics of E. coli infection, lncRNA expression changes in macaque aging, and more.
The firm said that a number of hospitals and labs are expected to evaluate the panel, presenting it with about a $2.0 million annual revenue opportunity.
Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.
A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.
Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.
In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.