By analyzing hundreds of rabies virus genomes from isolates collected over 65 years, researchers characterized evolutionary features in two main RABV groups.
Two independent research teams linked plasmepsin 2 and plasmepsin 3 gene amplifications to piperaquine resistance.
The next-generation sequencing-based test is designed to detect bacteria and viruses in blood samples from patients with suspected infections, especially immunocompromised patients.
By sequencing the genomes of more than 300 Shigella dysenteriae isolates, researchers identified lineages involved in worldwide outbreaks prior to WWI.
With thousands of Listeria monocytogenes isolates, researchers identified virulent clonal groups involved in central nervous system or cross-placenta infections.
Researchers identified DNA methylation patterns associated with both historical and current lifestyles and environments in Central African individuals.
A French team sequenced and compared Streptococcus agalactiae isolates from 19 mothers and their infected infants.
The scientists sequenced 85 Ebola virus samples collected last year, mostly in or around the capital Conakry.
IntegraGen will conduct sequencing for theNationalReferenceCenterand the microbiological collections at Institut Pasteur.
Other collaborators include the Institute Pasteur, the Organization of International Visitors of the USA, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
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A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.
Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.
Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.