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In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

As part of the collaboration, Johnson & Johnson will build a lung cancer center at Boston University and build upon programs linked to cancer research.


The sensor could offer a sensitive, inexpensive, and label-free alternative to antibody-based assays for protein biomarker detection, according to its developers.

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With more aligners and assemblers out there than next-gen sequencing platforms, how do you choose the best one? GT checks out your options.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.