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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: Integrative Human Microbiome Project researchers investigate host-microbiome relationship in health and disease, and more.

Somalogic will use its SomaScan platform to analyze at least 15,000 clinical samples from Janssen to identify protein biomarkers for various diseases.

Life Genomics will distribute Luxia's 1test1 test in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Norway. The test leverages sequencing technology to analyze the 16s RNA gene.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: global transcriptome analysis of inflammatory bowel disease, and more.

The partners aim to determine whether the microbiome can be used to predict patient responses to certain inflammatory bowel disease therapies.

Inhibiting the associated protein, PAI-1, appeared to ease inflammation and symptoms in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease.

Genome- and exome-wide association analysis on inflammatory bowel disease patients with or without thiopurine-induced myelosuppression revealed new and known risk genes.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: single-cell tools named Breakthrough of the Year winner, differences in gut microbiome composition and function in people with bowel disease, and more.

Research suggests gut microbe representation, abundance, and function may provide clues for diagnosing Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome.

The test is a 15-biomarker quantitative PCR panel used to stratify patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis based on the severity of their illness.

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New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A new analysis finds that it will be more than a century until female computer scientists publish at the same rate as their male counterparts, ScienceInsider reports.

Broad Institute researchers describe an approach they've dubbed "DNA microscopy."

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.