The US Food and Drug Administration tracked a recent multi-state Listeria outbreak using whole-genome sequencing.
With thousands of Listeria monocytogenes isolates, researchers identified virulent clonal groups involved in central nervous system or cross-placenta infections.
Pall said last week that its GeneDisc assays for Listeria have received performance tested methods certification from the AOAC Research Institute.
In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.
Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.
Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.