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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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Russia says its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine has a very high efficacy rate in an initial analysis of clinical trial data, according to the Financial Times.

Wired reports on a microbial analysis of sketches drawn by Leonardo DaVinci.

A new survey explores coronavirus vaccine hesitancy among Black and Latino individuals, the Washington Post reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: the Aging Atlas database, a database of human metagenome-related metadata, and more.