The Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute, in Walnut Creek, Calif., announced last month that it would embark on a series of “microbial marathons” in which it will sequence substantial numbers of microbes in an effort to push microbial genomics forward. These genomes represent an enormous and still mostly untapped resource with huge potential payoffs for medicine, agriculture, and environmental remediation.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.

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