Common non-coding variants, along with rarer coding alterations, appear to contribute to a developmental disease with bowel and other gastrointestinal symptoms.
Multi-drug resistant Enterococcus faecalis isolates from a Wisconsin hospital contained independent mutations falling at overlapping resistance-related loci.
The San Francisco-based startup, which closed a $5 million Series A round in 2017, aims to develop nutritionally enhanced food and feed crops.
The company, which recently raised $25.6 million, uses a patterned electrode surface to manipulate fluids and perform a wide range of NGS library prep processes
The company has initial financing of $35 million, and has licensed its foundational SHERLOCK and INSPECTR technologies from the Broad and Harvard, respectively.
The agriculture company said it will use the technology it has licensed for new applications in crop editing and for research to bring new foods to market.
LUNGevity will promote the donation of excess lung cancer tissue and fluid samples to boost the Broad's efforts to develop next-generation research models.
Eighteen researchers call for a temporary stop to all clinical uses of human germline editing in a piece appearing in Nature.
The biotech startup, which had been working with Cas12 and Cas13, has now licensed the recently discovered Cas14 protein from UC Berkeley.
CRISPR technology has made its way around the world, but in the wake of the He Jiankui controversy, the industry is asking what recourse it has against misuse.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.