One Biosciences Using Single-Cell Transcriptomics to Understand Cancer Therapy Response, Resistance
The Institut Curie spinout recently published its single-cell data mining method, which it is applying to collaborations with hospitals and pharmaceuticals.
Madagascar Population History Suggests Human Expansion Ties to Large Vertebrate Loss
Researchers retraced the ancestry of Malagasy populations, using shared sequence segments to untangle ancestry groups and expansion events coinciding with demographic shifts.
Sequence-Based Blood Type Analysis Suggests Neanderthals, Denisovans Arose in Africa
The researchers used recently generated genome sequences for three Neanderthals and one Denisovan to determine their blood types and examine their evolutionary history.
Council of Europe Protocol on Genetic Testing Could Serve as Blueprint for New Laws
The protocol could lead to greater regulatory harmonization in Europe, where every country has its own national legislation covering genetic testing.
Bacterial Genome Analysis Highlights Horizontal Gene Transfer, Recombination Hotspots
With hundreds of bacterial genome sequences, researchers characterized horizontal gene transfer hotspots contributing to genome evolution and diversification.