The projects are focused on the impact of microbe communities on soil nutrient cycling, and the relationship between gene function and beneficial plant traits.
Researchers focused on using existing computational methods to fill in gaps in the human microbiome without reference genomes.
Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
The fastest US supercomputer has dropped to fourth place in global rankings, Technology Review reports.
President Donald Trump's budget blueprint includes a nearly 20 percent cut for the National Institutes of Health.
DoE scientists said the data could be used to link DNA variations to phenotypes in the trees, and could even be useful for Cancer Moonshot researchers.
The Department of Energy has announced a new scientific integrity policy, the Verge reports.
The collaborators aim to build an artificial intelligence network that will support Vice President Joe Biden's Cancer Moonshot initiative.
US Department of Energy supercomputers will help power the Cancer Moonshot initiative, Stat News reports.
The partners have planned a three-year pilot and selected three NCI projects to benefit from supercomputers and expertise offered by four DOE labs.
A new paper says an effort to introduce gene drives into mosquitos altered the genetic makeup of the local mosquitos, but the company behind the project says the paper is flawed.
Virginia's Department of Forensic Science is offering attorneys a course on DNA testing, the Virginian-Pilot reports.
Researchers examine changes in the genomes of emmer wheat populations where the climate has warmed, the BBC reports.
In Cell this week: microinjection of CRISPR-Cas9 enables targeted mutations in Anolis, melanoma proteomic profiling, and more.