CRG New Algorithms Enable Direct Nanopore-Based Detection of Additional RNA Modifications Premium The method was used to analyze two epigenetic modification types that were previously undetectable with Oxford Nanopore sequencing. New Studies Compare, Set Benchmarks for Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Methods Premium Both studies emerged from the ongoing Human Cell Atlas project and could help scientists decide on the best approaches to use in various contexts. Spanish Startup Microomics to Tackle Human Microbiomes, Multiple Markets With Metagenomic Assays Premium The firm uses at least five types of metagenomic assays to detect the relative abundance of microbial species in the oral and pulmonary microbiomes. UK Biobank Partners With EGA to Distribute Data From Genomics Project The four-year project, which ended in 2010, collected DNA samples and lifestyle information from half a million people from the UK. Bioethics Groups Launch California Genetic Privacy Resource Two bioethics policy advocacy groups have teamed to create a resource to educate the public in California about genetic privacy rights that citizens have under the law. Mar 9, 2011 Vermont, California Follow Massachusetts in Introducing Genetic Data Protection Bills Premium May 26, 2010 UC Berkeley Fends off DTC Genomics Critics; Other Schools Mull Genetic Tests as Educational Tools Premium Breaking News Horse Genetics Study Reveals Origins of Domestication, Use in Human Culture Rady Children's Team Presents Genomic Medicine Management Tool at ASHG Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Quantum-Si With Buy Rating NIH SenNet Program to Map Rare Senescent Cells Implicated in Human Health Woolly Mammoths Died Out After Climate Shift Eliminated Food Source, Environmental DNA Study Finds Thermo Fisher Scientific Prices $5.85B Senior Notes Offering The Scan Just Breathing A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports. Just Like This One NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna. Slow Start The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000. Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.