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In Genome Biology this week: analysis of gut microbiomes from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, collection of patient-derived tumor cells from gynecological cancers, and more.

To Boost Productivity

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

Just Point it Out

A new study finds that alerting students to the prospect of gender bias leads to better course evaluation scores for female instructors.

The program was established to support the development and dissemination of functional genomic tools and techniques for genome manipulation in model organisms.

In PNAS this week: alternative splicing patterns in sunflowers, EGFR inhibitor resistance in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.

One team suggested Cas4 is required to assist the Cas1-2 complex, while the other said Cas4 helps maintain fidelity during CRISPR adaptation.

In Genome Biology this week: trait-related gene expression in maize, single-cell RNA sequencing of intracellular bacteria and their hosts, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: genotyping-by-sequencing approach, Encyclopedia of Proteome Dynamics resource, and more.

In PNAS this week: functional genomic study of effects of anti-parasitic drugs, humped bladderwort genome assembly, and more.

Common honeybee viruses were present at low levels in most wild-caught bees from Iowa, but did not produce obvious mortality changes in the non-honeybee species.

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Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.